Morning Song

Morning Song

eBook - 2005
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Under and out from under the shadow of death Joanne Lehman writes in the emptiness between one breath and the next. Her rural Ohio landscape is animated with rough and mild weather, red wing blackbirds, hayfields, woodlands, and the sweet and sometimes too-tight lips and rhythms of sectarian life. These poems speak simply, and their mourning, memory, and healing are a balm for times when a little bit of quiet would do us all a world of good. This is a fine first book, as meditative, wise, and joyful as it is bound to local life on our turning earth. --Julia Kasdorf To celebrate place, a poet must be in the right place to see. From the first poem onward, Joanne Lehman is there in the moment, lifting the wagon to hitch her father's tractor or watching her mother chop a garter snake to death with a hoe, and then, afterwards, gathering up these glimpses of her rural Ohio world into a sensitive portrait of the complex ways of world and spirit. Given this book of reverence and reverie, of singing and sadness, we are certainly fortunate that Joanne Lehman became?tempted into poetry. --Daniel Bourne.
Publisher: Kent, Ohio : Kent State University Press, ?2005.
ISBN: 9781612774374
1612774377
9781612774367
1612774369
Branch Call Number: Internet Access
Characteristics: 1 online resource (ix, 38 pages).

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