American Wendell Berry is a man of letters, academic, cultural and economic critic, and farmer.   He lives on his farm near Port Royal Kentucky. He is a prolific author of novels, short stories, essays, and poems.   Leavings is a recently published book of Mr. Berry's poems.

The Poems of 'Leavings' span many themes and subjects some of which are disturbing to our culture, facets of which should disturb all of us.   His work is a muse some to beauty and some to disturbing images of our choices.