Heirlooms are book reviews of works that have played an important role in the environmental movement or have otherwise contributed to the literature of environmental consciousness. 

Winterkill by Todd Davis

Michigan State University Press, 2016. 

Reviewed by JAMES CREWS

Gratitude and wonder radiate from each of Davis's poems, rendering them sacraments for readers lucky and openhearted enough to receive them. Surely Winterkill will solidify Davis's reputation as one of our most fearless, attentive chroniclers of the natural world, which he shows, over and over, must also include humans.