Henry Walters

Henry Walters was born in Chicago in 1984 and grew up in Indiana and southern Michigan. He studied Latin and Greek at Harvard College, beekeeping in Sicily, and falconry in Ireland. He has worked as a teacher, a naturalist, a practicing falconer, and a steward of a wildlife sanctuary. His poems, translations, and essays have appeared in a range of publications, from The Old Farmer's Almanac to The American Guide to Hawk Migration Studies, and he is the recipient of Better Magazine's 2013 prize for poetry. He currently lives in the beech and hemlock woods of Dublin, New Hampshire, where he coordinates the New Hampshire Young Birders Club and acts as Secretary for Experimental Living at Dublin School.



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Henry Walters

Field Guide A Tempo


Volume IX in the Hobblebush Granite State Poetry Series. “. . . Unafraid of ecstasy, this poet has stolen Hermes’ tortoise-lyre and on it he plays tunes at once ancient and violently new. Every line ignites." —Rosanna Warren

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Poems from "Field Guide A Tempo" - Henry Walters
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