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Trees and Other Creatures

Image of Cover of Trees and Other Creatures Teresa Scollon August 2021
44 pages, paperback
ISBN 978-1-935770-23-7

This is Teresa Scollon’s third collection of poetry and her first with Alice Greene & Co. In Trees and Other Creatures, she deftly loosens the boundaries between ourselves and those who share our world. Her layered vignettes explore the spirits of the animate and inanimate – chickens, dogs, a trumpeter, trees, a sofa, rocks – and we are given a path of fresh imagery into the emotional complexity of living, even in the midst of chaos: “It was as if the earth had opened its lungs on the ground before us: a rainforest…”