“The Poet of the Woods” is a delightful poetry collection coupled with beautiful colour illustrations, containing a selection of classic poems about nightingales, written by various authors including John Keats, John Milton, William Cowper, and many others. Featured often in British Romantic poetry and nature poetry in general, the nightingale produces a powerful and beautiful song which has inspired poets since time immemorial and continues to be a recurring symbol in literature today. A perfect gift for poetry lovers, twitchers or birdwatchers that would make for a worthy addition to any collection. Contents include: “Birds and Poets, an Essay by John Burroughs”, “The Nightingale, by W. Swaysland”, “To the Nightingale, by Countess of Winchilsea Anne Finch”, “Song by Hartley Coleridge”, “The Nightingale, by Katharine Tynan Hinkson”, “Philomel by Richard Barnfield”, “The Nightingale’s Nest by John Clare”, “The Nightingale, by Mark Akenside”, “The Nightingale; A Conversational Poem, by Samuel Taylor Coleridge”, “The Nightingale’s Death Song, by Felicia Dorothea Hemans”, “To the Nightingale by Ann Radcliffe”, etc. Ragged Hand is proud to be publishing this brand new collection of classic poetry now for the enjoyment of bird lovers young and old.