Anne Randolph, b. 1949, is fascinated by the myriad ways one can connect and interact with nature. Her poems have been published in numerous literary journals such as The Avocet, The Chaffin Journal, The Comstock Review, Mad Poet’s Review, Plainsongs and the Willow Review. Her poems have won awards from Mock Turtle Zine and the Dayton Metro Library Poetry Contest. Writing in and about nature and land preservation are her two passions. For years she has advocated for conservation and has served on the boards of several land preservation organizations, including her local land trust board in Ohio. This is her first collection of poetry. She lives in Yellow Springs, OH.