A lot of Knoll’s work is eco-poetry. She gets her hands dirty in a variety of spaces planted for butterflies and pollinators, roses, vegetables, blueberries and a backyard full of native Pacific Northwest plants that slopes down to a small creek. She’s at peace with spiders, has tried many times to take pictures of webs that do the architecture justice. Part of her believes September rhymes with spider.
Tricia Knoll an Oregon poet. Urban Wild is a chapbook based on interactions between humans and wildlife in urban habitat. Ocean’s Laughter (Aldrich Press, 2016) combines lyric and eco-poetry to look at change over time in a small Oregon town on the northern coast, Manzanita.