poems in this collection are meditations on the natural world, written
from the perspective of what Li-Young Lee has aptly termed "a
The history and geography of the American West inspire many of the
poems' investigations of the environment and the role of the individual
in relation to that environment.
In Cecily Parks's landscape made strange by human consciousness, being
lost is a requirement, though not a guarantee, of being found.
Field Folly Snow
by Cecily Parks
University of Georgia Press,