Janet Ruth

VARIOUS FORMS OF HAPPINESS

 

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Source & Method

This is an erasure poem from two pages in Annie Dillard’s book Pilgrim at Tinker Creek, Chapter 2 – “Seeing.” The artwork (pen-and-ink) is my own.


Janet Ruth is an emeritus research ornithologist, living in New Mexico. Her writing focuses on connections to the natural world. Her first book, Feathered Dreams: Celebrating Birds in Poems, Stories & Images, is a finalist for the 2018 New Mexico-Arizona Book Awards.