Dark Sky Park

£6.99

‘Dark Sky Park‘ is a collection of poems by Philip Gross that explore our natural world. He imagines the lives of tardigrades, or contemplates the wonder of a dark sky park that bans artificial lights. In every creation, there is awe for the history, continuity and wealth of life on our planet.

Philip Gross uses a variety of poetry forms. There is a difference in tone; humorous (‘Extreme Aunt’/ ‘Extreme Uncle’) to deeply respectful (‘The Toughest Thing You Never Noticed’), saddened (‘Aleppo Cat‘) to enquiring (‘Moon Music’), mocking (homo sapiens), or scathing (‘Extreme Dining’).

‘Dark Sky Park‘ is a monumental collection of poetry in a slight volume. I am overwhelmed by its substance and variety. Bookwagon recommends this superb title highly.

Description

Dark Sky Park

Poems from the Edge of Nature

Philip Gross, illustrations by Jesse Hodgson

(Otter-Barry)

From tardigrade sagas, to glacier worms, early man to the great whales, ‘Dark Sky Park‘ is a poetic exploration of our planet. Philip Gross enraptures the reader with the detail, humour and devotion of his words. ‘Dark Sky Park’ is an outstanding poetry collection.

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