Every stump is sacred. Every stump a saint. Every silted river a
Rewilding Leadership Council Member Gary Lawless
Gary Lawless is a poet, bioregional advocate, and co-founder of Gulf of Maine Books, in Brunswick Maine.
He and his wife Beth Leonard care-take the old farm of Henry Beston & Elizabeth Coatsworth (both acclaimed authors of the mid-20th century), near Damariscotta Lake.
Gary’s score of poetry collections includes Poems for the Wild Earth and Caribou Planet. His new book of poems is How the Stones Came to Venice, and his poetry blog.
A Poet Questions A Quarry
Bowden Point, Prospect, Maine (Photo by Beth Leonard) I have always had
A Few Cobbles from HOW THE STONES CAME TO VENICE
By Gary Lawless [Editors’ note: The following is excerpted from Gary Lawless’s
Common Loon – adult male with chick (c) Larry Master, masterimages.org Do
Nanao in Newfoundland
Gros Morne National Park, Newfoundland (Photo by Beth Leonard) We were listening
For Casco Bay, for Us
Featured Image: Casco Bay, Maine © Kevin Morris & Friends of Casco