The Wild in You: Voices from the Forest and the Sea by Lorna Crozier

Into the Wild

Read The Wild in You: Voices from the Forest and the Sea Online Free - "Each poem and photograph in this book honors the patch of Earth we have carved our home in; its squelch of mud, whale song, the berry balanced on a white bear's tongue. Together, Crozier and McAllister crystallize an ecosystem as powerful as the grizzly bear and as fragile as a crane fly’s wing." —Eliza Robertson, author of Wallflowers

A gorgeous and stirring collection of photos and poems from photographer Ian McAllister and Governor General’s Award-winning poet Lorna Crozier that reveals how the startling wildness of the natural world is mirrored in the human heart.

A testament to the miraculous beings that share our planet and the places where they live, The Wild in You is a creative collaboration between one of our time’s best nature photographers and one of North America’s most talented and critically acclaimed poets. Inspired by the majestic and savage beauty of McAllister’s photographs, Crozier translates the wild emotion of land and sea into the language of the human heart. Featuring over thirty beautiful full-size photographs of wolves, bears, sea lions, jellyfish, and other wild creatures paired with thirty original poems, The Wild in You challenges the reader to a deeper understanding of the connection between humans, animals, and our earth.

Title : The Wild in You: Voices from the Forest and the Sea
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ISBN : 1771641606
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 72 pages


Magdelanye rated it ★★★★★

December 19, 2017

In this gorgeous volume, LC and IMcA have teamed up to give us their vision of the quintessential Canadian experience. Even if sometimes I could not discern the connection between the stunning photograph and the acuity of the text,I always felt my appreciation enhanced by the study. What a strange...

David rated it ★★★★★

August 20, 2016

Eloquent poetry with beautiful photography. Each poem only enhances each image and vice versa.

Michael rated it ★★★★★

May 04, 2017

I’m very glad I read this book. I loved this book of poetry. It is also an awesome book of photographs. Each photograph has an accompanying poem. The poets use of language, metaphor and image allow the photograph and the words to dance with each other across the page.

Kay rated it ★★★★★

February 21, 2017

The stunning photographs of Ian McAllister belong with Lorna Crozier`s beautiful, poignant poems. The perfect marriage and a hymn to our astonishing natural world.

litost rated it ★★★★★

November 25, 2017

The magic is in the photographs.

Cathryn rated it ★★★★★

April 12, 2016

When I heard Lorna Crozier interviewed about this book on CBC, I knew I had to read it. She gave voice to the wild in a way that has resonated for me from childhood onward. She spoke of her collaboration with the incredibly talented photographer, Ian McAllister, her struggle to find the right wor...

Vontel rated it ★★★☆☆

April 17, 2016

Breathtaking and intriguing photos, even though I have read/viewed Ian McAllister's books from BC's temperate rain forest and west coast. The book is a result of poet Lorna Crozier's trip with McAllister, and then crafting poems triggered by that adventure and the photos he sent her. Lovely book,...

Anne rated it ★★★★☆

December 14, 2015

Beautifully written poems accompanied by gorgeous photos. Whether you love poetry or love bears and wolves and ocean life, this is a great book. Lorna Crozier did a beautiful job of translating the coast into words. I felt like I was there and it has renewed my love and yearning for being near th...

Maureen rated it ★★★★★

September 02, 2015

An utterly breathtaking book. Read each poem aloud, the world needs to hear them.

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