By Colette Lachele
By Colette Lachele
By Patty S. Gallucci ASCAP
By Kevin Brown
"Kevin Brown's Liturgical Calendar marks its personal stations, reveals its personal events for compliment. notwithstanding holy days obtain their due, those are poems of normal time, of the losses and miracles in any existence, celebrating small presents of the instant and sanctifying 'the ash / of our arms / and hearts.'"
--James Scruton, Mary B. Holmes Professor of Literature, Bethel college, McKenzie, TN
"Kevin Brown's wonderful new poems use the liturgical calendar as a method of attractive with the vexing questions of now and of eternity, of time and timelessness. . . . those are poems to delight in and cherish, as they circulation from lifestyle to the private metaphysical mysteries. i will not compliment this excellent new assortment adequate for its sincere, hard-won knowledge. it is easily beautiful."
--Anya Silver, affiliate Professor of English, Mercer collage, Atlanta, GA
Kevin Brown is a professor at Lee collage. He has released different books of poetry-A Lexicon of misplaced Words, winner of the 2013 Violet Reed Haas Prize for Poetry, and Exit Lines (2009)--as good as chapbooks. He additionally has a memoir, Another method: discovering religion, Then discovering It Again (2012), and a booklet of scholarship, They like to inform the tales: 5 modern Novelists tackle the Gospels (2012). He got his MFA from Murray nation University.
By Dr. Lydia A. Woods
By Marjorie Maddox
"Marjorie Maddox's most up-to-date publication deals visions of catastrophe, tempered by means of a mother's wish. In taut language, those poems flow into the heart of popular tragedies, usually lifted from the news--9/11, tuition shootings, kidnappings, floods, and hurricanes--rendering each own. Local information from somewhere Else is a reminder that what separates us from destruction are sheer success (or grace) and the insistence of lifestyles itself."
--Shara McCallum, writer of This unusual Land and The Face of Water: New and chosen Poems
"Marjorie Maddox brings us Local information from somewhere Else, a 'brief alphabet of grief,' 'where loss . . . flies quickest / within the smallest of words': hurricanes, fires, tuition shootings, mine cave-ins. yet she is additionally a reporter of pleasure: births, barbecues, retirement events, resort rooms with 'the hundred-plus / channels of cable / deliciously at our command.' 'We are in love / with room carrier at midnight,' Maddox writes, and you'll be too."
--Barbara Crooker, writer of Gold
"Marjorie Maddox's poems circulation with religion and charm during the violent landscapes of up to date the USA, throughout the humdrum chores of parenting and paintings, throughout the skinny areas that divide the dwelling from the lifeless. Hers is a poetry haunted via the presence of survivors, and, as she confesses, 'What we carry / is ourselves preserving on.' within the reward of her deeply reflective poems, we glimpse 'the unhappy pleasure that we could her see / all that the area is.'"
--Todd Davis, writer of In the dominion of the Ditch and The Least of These
Marjorie Maddox is Director of artistic Writing and Professor of English at Lock Haven college. She is the writer of Local information from somewhere Else (Wipf & inventory 2013); Perpendicular As I (1994 Sandstone publication Award); Weeknights on the Cathedral (2006); Transplant, shipping, Transubstantiation (2004 Yellowglen Prize); When the wooden Clacks Out Your identify: Baseball Poems (2001 Redgreene Press Chapbook Winner); Body Parts (1999); Ecclesia (1997); How to slot God right into a Poem (1993 Painted Bride Chapbook Winner); and Nightrider to Edinburgh (1986 Amelia Chapbook Winner), in addition to over 450 poems, tales, and essays in journals and anthologies. She is the co-editor, with Jerry Wemple, of Common Wealth: modern Poets on Pennsylvania (2005) and children’s books, A Crossing of Zebras: Animal Packs in Poetry (2008) and Rules of the sport: Baseball Poems (2009). Working Poet: seventy five Writing routines and a Poetry Anthology and The operating Poet II include 3 of her pedagogical essays, together with poems via her former scholars. Her memoir essay, "Going precisely the place we wish to Go," is incorporated in Fast holiday to Line holiday: Poets at the paintings of Basketball, edited through Todd Davis. Marjorie studied with A. R. Ammons, Robert Morgan, Phyllis Janowitz, and Ken McClane at Cornell, the place she obtained her MFA in poetry in 1989. Maddox got an MA in English on the collage of Louisville and a BA in Literature at Wheaton collage. She lives along with her husband and little ones in Williamsport, PA, birthplace of Little League and residential of the Little League international sequence. She is the nice grandniece of baseball legend department Rickey, the overall supervisor of the Brooklyn Dodgers who helped holiday the colour barrier via signing Jackie Robinson.
By Liz Cosline
Life's supplies seems at varied facets of lifestyles, concepts, and emotions that experience the reader look at what's within a lifestyles. What are the ideals that swirl via a person's life?
Are issues on course?
Have ideals changed?
What is important?
Where are the dreams?
What course does your mind's eye go?
Take a glance within your being.Give it the eye it deserves.
By Robin Kahn
By Olivia P. Collins
By Darnell Murphy
By J. Michaels
Praise for J. Michaels
“The Poet's Quill is an inspirational uplifting e-book of poetry that would have readers desiring to new pursuits. With over 100 poems ranging in titles similar to 'One Soul To Save,' 'Beauty by way of The Bay,' 'I wish My Perfection Back,' 'Heaven's Gate,' and plenty of extra both concept upsetting, how can one now not discover the immense probabilities of this glorious e-book of poems. the writer, J. Michaels, has reached into the depths of his soul and produced an grand publication that may contact readers' hearts, minds, and souls.”
J. Michaels is an established ACIM pupil and lifetime scholar of the human brain and spirit. He has authored books in non-fiction, fiction, and poetry. Profoundly encouraged via ACIM, his writing demanding situations renowned ideals and expresses the religious in a special storytelling type. His poetry is released within the Musings of brain and Spirit sequence and he's additionally writer of the novella Treasure of the Mind. Michaels will be contacted on fb or his web site at jmichaelsbooks.biz. His paintings can be noticeable on his weblog at http://groups.yahoo.com/group/theovernightpoet/.