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Nature Poetry Part III: Donika Kelly’s ‘Bestiary’

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by Ian Kennedy So far this short series on Nature poetry has focused on books where nature as landscape, as force of growth, as human counterpart, has been a central theme. The third collection of poetry, Donika Kelly’s Bestiary, however, takes a very different view of the relationship between nature and person, a view that collapses that dichotomy. Our previous …