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Event Calendar
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exhibitions
November 28 - Jan 31

Vanessa German: Defiant Show of Unity

performances
December 20

Formations Series for New & Improvised Music

readings & workshops
December 22

Community Reading: Midwinter Day

readings & workshops
January 6

Workshop: Verbs as Images/Images as Verbs

special events
January 26 -27

25th Annual Poetry Marathon & Benefit

Tim McNulty

Tim McNulty is a poet, essayist, and nature writer living in Washington's Olympic Peninsula. He is active in the Northwest environmental community and a passionate spokesman for the Wild. McNulty has been widely published in the U.S. and abroad. He is the author of ten books of natural history, including Olympic National Park, a Natural History, which received the Washington Governor's Writers Award, and "Washington's Mount Rainier National Park," which won the American Outdoor Book Award.

Theodore Czebotar Paintings from the Olympic Peninsula will be on view at the Haggerty Museum of Art from April 28-August 15, 2010. For additional information go to Haggerty Museum of Art website

Selected Poems

One for the Dipper

(Cinclus mexicanus)



Tim McNulty

 

To be as sure

& light-footed among rapids

as the dipper:



slate-gray puff

of feather & song

twiglike dusky feet



dip, dip, on a sudsing rock

cheeps off upstream

no higher than spray...



one yesterday—

drinking delicate little

beakfuls



from a boulder

mid-Dungeness

wild with three weeks rain.