Life, light, and darkness! The word portraits within paint scenes of love, despair and the bits in between. Find writings crying for lost loved ones, an epic and painful poem asking "why," and tributes to man's best friend. There are pieces reflecting the beauty of life, the hidden magic of nature, and the darker things that go bump in the night. Choice illustrations and quotes weave their way through this book, providing an altogether varied collection of work that truly has a place in any library, big or small. You have to read it to appreciate it!