Reviewed by Hilary Williamson
tevenson brings us another collection of delectably whimsical watercolors and verse in
. It includes delicate evocations of the beauty of springtime.
speaks of dogwoods blooming,
lilacs bending / low enough to sniff
', and Dawn looks forward to a '
' of '
white clouds marching.
old dry branches
' gather to talk about days gone by, and there's a hankering for the past in
Along the Rusty Railroad Track
his varied collection also includes verses on addiction to
and on the joys of
. The author shares birdsong with us and says '
Sometimes I wish I spoke Bird.
' And here's
, my favorite in
A strong stone wall / Is good to see: / All those different rocks / Working together, / Getting along fine.
' Keep these books handy to delve into at different times - they have something for every mood.
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