David Wagoner

David Wagoner (1926 – 2021) was an American poet and novelist, born in Ohio to an opera singer mother. In his long life he published 23 poetry collections and 10 novels. Traveling Light: Collected and New Poems appeared in 1999 and the consensus among critics was that the new poems were among his very best. One of his recurring themes is nature and the destruction of the natural world.

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