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By George Held

puppy HILL POEMS, George Held’s 20th poetry assortment, essentially addresses the wildlife, as do his past WINGED, GROUNDED, PHASED and PHASED II (poems in regards to the moon), and associates, a trilogy of children’s books approximately animals. Born in White Plains, new york, he holds levels from Brown, college of Hawai‘i, and Rutgers. Held on a regular basis publishes his poems, fiction, and e-book studies, in such journals as war of words, NOTRE DAME evaluation, typical BRIDGE, and PLAINSONGS. His paintings has been integrated in over 3 dozen anthologies and has got ten Pushcart Prize nominations, and Garrison Keillor learn a poem through hung on A WRITER’S ALMANAC. His contemporary books comprise CULLING: NEW & chosen NATURE POEMS (2014), which KIRKUS experiences calls “strong … a heavily saw assortment on nature and environmentalism”; pals THE WATER CRITTERS (2015), animal poems for kids, illustrated via Joung Un Kim; and BLEAK elegance (2016), during which, Anton Yakovlev writes, Held’s poems “bear the total weight of a grasp poet’s devastating wit and lifetime wisdom.”

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