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"Jeffery Beam's . . . vision is lyrical, yet
exacting as dirt under a leaf, air in a storm. He is North
Carolina's lead singer."
—NC Poet and Editor Shelby Stephenson
"You are one of the poets I feel closest to—kindred spirit in love with the natural world &
kindred spirit of
affection to our own kind."
—Poet & environmentalist Antler