Kooser's 'American Life in Poetry' (April 27)
Posted: Sunday, April 6, 2014 12:00 am
Despite having once been bitten by a rabid bat, and survived, much to the disappointment of my critics, I find bats fascinating, and Peggy Shumaker of Alaska has written a fine poem about them. I am especially fond of her perfect verb, “snick,” for the way they snatch insects out of the air.
SPIRIT OF THE BAT
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