Smaller Songs

St. Brigid Press, 2021


An ongoing exploration of plant communities, and the human communities they support, in the US Southeast and beyond

“New Methods in Tooth Brushing”

The Common, May 2021

“Like the best fiddle and banjo duets, Bell’s poems are both simple and complex, breezy and profound, powerful and authentic. . . . Here is a living artist who, through passion, talent, and caring about craft, is able to take us inside the music.”

        — Rus Bradburd, the Old-Time Herald, on Ornament

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