Selections from a field guide to birds of North America.
DENISE LEVERTON, "The Mockingbird of Mockingbirds,"
W.B. YEATS, "He Reproves a Curlew," and
DYLAN THOMAS, "No, Pidgeon, I'm too Wise."
RITA SUMMERS, "Washing Day."
OGDEN NASH, "The Grackle" and "The Canary,"
WILLIAM CULLEN BRYANT, "To a Waterfowl,"
(anon.), "Death and Burial of Cock Robin,"
GERALD MANLEY HOPKINS, "Repeat that, Repeat (Cuckoo)," and
WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE, "When Daisies Pied and Violets Blue."
PERCY BUSSHE SHELLEY, "To a Skylark."
CHRISTINA ROSSETTI, "Child's Talk in April."
JANE HILL (ed.), selections from An Exhilaration of Wings.
OVID, selection on the crow and the raven from Metamorphoses.
ROBET BENCHLEY, selections "High Life Among the Birds" and "End of the Chanticleer!"
from My Ten Years in a Quandary.
Mary DiZazzo Trumbull
DAPHNE Du MAURIER, selections from The Birds.