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Honeybee - Poems & Short Prose - cover

Honeybee - Poems & Short Prose

Naomi Shihab Nye

Publisher: Greenwillow Books

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Summary

Honey. Beeswax. Pollinate. Hive. Colony. Work. Dance. Communicate. Industrious. Buzz. Sting. Cooperate.  
Where would we be without them? Where would we be without one another?  
In eighty-two poems and paragraphs, Naomi Shihab Nye alights on the essentials of our time—our loved ones, our dense air, our wars, our memories, our planet—and leaves us feeling curiously sweeter and profoundly soothed.

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