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John Muir, Patron Saint of the Backwoods

“The gross heathenism of civilization has generally destroyed nature, and poetry, and all that is spiritual.” John Muir (1838-1914), Scottish-American naturalist, conservationist and author

The Biography of John Muir

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Jamie Dedes is a Lebanese-American poet and free-lance writer. She is the founder and curator of The Poet by Day, info hub for poets and writers, and the founder of The Bardo Group, publishers of The BeZine, of which she was the founding editor and currently a co-manager editor with Michael Dickel. Ms. Dedes is the Poet Laureate of Womawords Press 2020 and U.S associate to that press as well. Her debut collection, "The Damask Garden," is due out fall 2020 from Blue Dolphin Press.

4 thoughts on “John Muir, Patron Saint of the Backwoods

  1. A little bit corny in the script, but beautiful footage. I can’t help thinking of how Muir would feel now, sitting in Yosemite valley with a brown cloud of smog overhead. That’s what I saw last time I was there, and it had been 15 years since my previous visit. Natural areas are still threatened, even in the National Parks.

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