Arthur J. Stewart has assembled a collection of his poetry, which draws on the experiences that led him to biology, the insights he has gained, his involvement in the natural sciences – and, perhaps most interestingly – how those experiences and insights affect him as a scientist and a human being. As a scientist myself, I don’t feel particularly qualified to critique the technical aspects of his poetry, so in this review I will focus on the content of his poems. I can, however, share how the reading of this poetry caused me to reflect on my own experiences with the natural world. The fact that his work shed new light on that personal connection for...

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