Introduction by Jane Toby
Albert Camus once wrote: “In the midst of winter, I found there was, within me, an invincible summer.” And so, poetry for Earth Day! Residents of Catskill, Steven Patterson, Associate Artist at Bridge Street Theatre and Jane Toby, writer and collector of poetry for Earth Day, are glad to present to you these poems on nature that span time and place -from the Song of Songs in the 10th century B.C. through poetry that crosses borders and continents in the 20th century. With these poems, we celebrate Earth Day, National Poetry Month and an enduring spirit of reverence for all life during these critical times.