Fire in the Pasture is such a treasure-house of riches that it deserves all of the attention it can garner—and as many readers as possible… .
[It’s] not a volume to be read in a day, or a week, or perhaps in a month or longer. Page after page reveals fruits to be tasted, savored, lingered over, and transmuted into ideas and images that may change lives. Each reader will discover favorites that speak directly to the individual’s mind and heart … . [A]t one point or another, with one poem or another, the anthology is likely to feed any hunger, resonate with any need."