Books Blackbird and Wolf by Henri Cole Hardcover, 59 pages, Farrar Straus & Giroux, List Price: $23 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleBlackbird and WolfAuthorHenri Cole Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon Independent Booksellers Book Summary A sixth compilation of poetry by the critically acclaimed author of Middle Earth celebrates the human senses in a unique, sometimes rueful style in poems that explore such themes as the human need for love, solitude, war, and death. Genres: Poetry Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about Blackbird and Wolf National Poetry Month 2007 'Oil & Steel' April 9, 2007 "Oil & Steel" appears in Henri Cole's latest collection of poems, Blackbird and Wolf. In this sixth collection of poetry, the Virginia-based poet deepens his excavations of autobiography and memory.