Whenever I think of Leaves of Grass, I picture Wynona Rider-turned-Jo March quoting Whitman's "new" volume in the 1994 movie Little Women. If you haven't touched poetry since high school, pick up Whitman's earthshaking 1855 collection, which oozes with freshness and optimism
loved all four of his books...each chapter a short story. His vocabulary is truly amazing, but his sense of humor is what makes these books memorable. Read them to my husband while he was shaving and we both laughed.
My Yorkshire Herriotage: Back to the Dales in search of the scenery that made a TV hit
Robert Hardy, Christopher Timothy and Peter Davison as Siegfried Farnon, James Herriot, and Tristan Farnon in All Creatures Great and Small. The dog is an overly pampered and often ill Pekinese named "Trickie Woo".