In the Eyes of the Wild is a collection of poems and short stories about wildlife that presents an appreciation for nature?s wild creatures and displays how they touch our lives. The book also opens a door into the lives of wildlife and lets us view how animals live and survive in the great outdoors. There is a wide array of wildlife represented in In the Eyes of the Wild, from the colorful butterfly to the massive gray whale. There are works about the eagle?s majestic flight high in the sky, the wolf?s cry of the wild ringing into the night, the moose?s awareness of a nearby mate as he sniffs the air, the firefly?s soft glow as it touches the hearts of children and so many other wonderful works. Accompanied by some of the works are exquisite photos that capture the wildlife of the poems and stories. The book records the feelings of joy and excitement that observing wildlife evokes and brings to readers the sight of the wonderful creatures that many may not have a chance to see for themselves. It also records the dedication and commitment of those who nurse the sick back to health and give animals a second chance at life. In the Eyes of the Wild offers an opportunity to witness the beauty, intelligence and independence of Mother Nature?s children.