Full of reverence and shot through with loss, these carefully crafted poems vibrate with images of interconnection in ordinary life.
What Lies Behind, Luann Hiebert’s debut collection of poetry, explodes the notion of the common and everyday. With the weight of history behind her, Hiebert arrests the patterns of daily life and in their place leaves a beautiful truth that is more awesome and delightful than memory could serve.
Where Calling Birds Gather is a poetic journey spanning continents. From the Canadian Prairies readers are whisked away to Australia and Ethiopia in search of exotic birds. When readers finally “tack” for home, they have only to wait until the next migration.
Renowned story-teller Marra Haas writes of a mystical pilgrimage in search of her daughter, and of the ensuing barrier of grief which confronts the myriad forms of human bondage: love, hate, power-lust, and slavery.
The Wire-Thin Bride, Cornelia Hoogland's first book of poetry, displays a major new talent. Hoogland offers a compassionate reading of the female experience, of lineage, love, family and death, with singular lyric intensity and emotion.
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