A collection of poems on Darwinian themes. It reflects the author's perception of the 'overwhelming sanity' of Darwin's thought - together with a visceral sensation of wholeness - of the connectedness of humans and nature, of the present with the past, of joy and sorrow, life and death.
Philip Appleman is Distinguished Professor of English Emeritus at Indiana University Bloomington, author of seven volumes of poetry and three novels, including Apes and Angels, and editor of the Norton critical edition Darwin. He lives in East Hampton, New York. Rudy Pozzatti is Distinguished Professor of Fine Arts Emeritus at Indiana University Bloomington. His artwork is on display in prominent museum collections around the world. He has had frequent one-man shows and has won countless prizes, special print commissions, and awards for his work. He lives in Bloomington, Indiana.