Tracks on Damp Sand (Paperback)
1001 Books Club selection, May 2014, Redbery Books, Cable, Wisconsin— From 1001 Books to Read
-- 1001 Books Club selection, May 2014, Redbery Books, Cable, Wisconsin — From 1001 Books: Tracks on Damp Sand
Tracks on Damp Sand is a book about light, about seeing, and about the power of words to capture and save what we see and save ourselves. The 62 lyric poems also include the story of a pair of bald eagles building their first nest and hatching their first young.
About the Author
Franco Pagnucci, Emeritus Professor of English at UW-P, has published storytelling books for teachers and students and four volumes of poetry: a chapbook Imprints of Your Tires on Damp Sand (2012); Ancient Move (1998); I Never Had a Pet (1992); Out Harmsen's Way (1991); as well as two poetry anthologies: New Roads Old Towns (1988) and Face the Poem (1979). His essays have appeared in such publications asThe Christian Science Monitor and Commonweal. Poems of his have been published in many periodicals and anthologies, including: News of the Universe, American Voices, and the Best American Poetry, 1999. He and Susan Pagnucci, a paper artist, live in the lake country of northern Wisconsin, where they work on handmade poetry books.