About the poet: Pond Fire is the third collection of poems by Page Coulter. Her previous publications were The Cowbridge at Dawn, and New England Weather, both published by Mellen Poetry Press. For many years, Page Coulter taught poetry in both public and private schools in Connecticut. Her poetry has appeared in such publications as Kansas Quarterly, Minnesota Review, and Comstock Review.1992 0-7734-2764-31997 0-7734-2822-42004 0-7734-3576-X
The poems in this book arise from Page Coulter’s love for New England—its folklore, history, and natural environment. The poems celebrate a thirst for life, and life’s small victories found through a close observation of nature.