Collecting Silence by Ulrike Narwani

By Ulrike Narwani

The poems in accumulating Silence arc via early life, love and loss, to maturation, getting older, peace. extensive travels all through Asia, Europe and North the US convey Narwani nose to nose with the oppressions of poverty, caste and faith, in addition to the seductions of magical new attractiveness. The poems take the reader down the Chao Phraya River in Bangkok, to Chopin’s backyard; a village of untouchables in India, to remnants of the Berlin Wall; from the Pietà and the Mona Lisa to Magritte’s The fake replicate. continuously they're grounded in what Narwani can contact, see, love and keep in mind. turning out to be up in Canada in a Baltic-German family members that was once pressured to to migrate from their native land of Latvia on the onset of WWII, Narwani strives to maintain language, look after hyperlinks to the family’s earlier, a vanished lifestyle, so it can deepen her personal. continuously she listens for what connects, what bridges limitations and separations, for the internal domestic that sustains and renews her. it truly is in our silences, Narwani says, that stories, ourdeepest studies, seek advice from us in a “language we know with out speaking.” during this time of continuous connectivity and chatter, gathering Silence bargains a well timed alternative.

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My Spirit Song: A Spiritual Evolution in Poetic Expression by Tirza Schaefer

By Tirza Schaefer

My Spirit tune Summary

My Spirit music: a non secular Evolution in Poetic Expression is the fruits of writer Tirza Schaefer’s works in non secular poetry. whilst, the poems map out a really own trip of self-discovery, self-development and transforming into out of a mentality of separation and absence to 1 that's marked through the belief that every one is One and that we're all Divine.
This trip of religious discovery and larger own self-fulfilment leads into better own empowerment and a shift to self-love the place there had formerly been all an excessive amount of self-condemnation. The spiritual ideals of getting to endure to be holy and full have been slowly positioned down in an effort to include a worldview and a deep know-how that happiness is each (not-only-human) BEings birthright.
With Schaefer’s gradual gaining of information and knowledge, the reader is ready to tune the trail she had cast, accompanying her step-by-step right into a switch of lifestyles that culminates in a pleased know-how and deep happiness that she had by no means formerly notion attainable. And hence, the reader is galvanized to take this trip along with her to discover better perception and braveness to stand one’s fears and demons with the intention to emerge effective within the mild of recent knowledge and realizations which are as profound as they're existence altering. As Tirza Schaefer says, they seem to be a real “happinator.”
This ebook is a uniquely own selection of religious encounters and self-development. What makes it so precise is the truth that Schaefer doesn't commence on the element the place she thinks she understands all of it, as such a lot of others sooner than her have performed. as a substitute, she needs to convey her trip to mild, every one step of how, to motivate others to stroll together with her and achieve better fulfilment and knowledge of their personal rights.
Through her delicate and loving phrases and overall loss of non secular vanity, so deeply ingrained in lots of of today’s non secular lecturers and writers, it truly is obvious that the writer sees lifestyles as an ongoing trip the place not anything is ever whole, yet as an alternative invitations you to maintain on relocating ahead as a logical final result of accepting lifestyles as a robust power that by no means stops relocating and constantly adjustments shape – the shape you provide it.
From Reiki to Shamanism, from Wicca to typical technology, this writer has been there, performed that, received the t-shirt. And regardless of the various differing affects in her lifestyles, has received a belief in lifestyles and her personal life that's as marvellous because it is gorgeous. anything we may perhaps all desire to aspire to.
With approximately 50,000 phrases of poetry, this ebook is a needs to read!

When you buy any of Tirza Schaefer's books in print on Amazon, you're immediately eligible to obtain the Kindle model for free.

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Beneath White Stars: Holocaust Profiles in Poetry by Holly Mandelkern,Byron Marshall

By Holly Mandelkern,Byron Marshall

Original narrative poems, historic debts, with black and white, pen and ink illustrations.

Beneath White Stars beneficial properties Holly's narrative poetry approximately genuine humans from the Holocaust whom she has identified in my view or whose tales she has taught. Melding old aspect and prepared insights with the grace of poetry, she brings to lifestyles a large choice of people suffering opposed to the horrors of the Holocaust. In those pages young children are despatched from domestic to stand new lands on my own, kids threat their lives to withstand in ghettos and forests, prisoners upward push above the miseries of ghettos and focus camps via artwork, and diplomats and clergy hire their wiles to avoid wasting all these they could.
Brief biographical sketches, maps, and a customized timeline additional animate those brave members. (NOTE: during this ebook model, the reference maps and the illustrations first and foremost of every bankruptcy are in color.)

Illuminated through Byron Marshall's black and white, pen and ink drawings, Beneath White Stars: Holocaust Profiles in Poetry opens a special window on shiny lighting that shone even within the darkest of times.

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The Ordering of Love: The New & Collected Poems of Madeleine by Madeleine L'Engle

By Madeleine L'Engle

Praise for The Ordering of Love
By Madeleine L’Engle

“In a super marriage of delusion and demeanour, histories sacred and profane, prayers of petition and of compliment, those poems either articulate and illumine the difficulty within the hole within which we live–the hole among human affections and Divine Love. L’Engle is unfailing in her willingness to work out through–not around–human ache, and in so doing declares no ultimate severing of spirit and flesh yet an everlasting imaginative and prescient of resurrection in that crux, within the pass, within the One in Whom all issues meet, continuing.”
–Scott Cairns, writer of Slow Pilgrim and Philokalia: New and chosen Poems

“I love L’Engle’s poetry for how it incarnates not just the nice Truths of the religion, yet the entire little truths of our usual existence–our operating and taking part in and loving and combating and dreaming and idling and the entire remainder of it–and for how it exhibits us that these large and little truths usually are not, can't, be separated.”
–Carolyn Arends, recording artist and author

“Why is L’Engle one of many defining poets of our time? simply because while lifestyles hurts, she doesn't reduce from the injuries. She clarifies the murk with wish as we suppose the elevate of grace.”
–Calvin Miller, Beeson Divinity School
Birmingham, Alabama

“We are, we all, the richer for this rigorously crafted and prayerfully rendered collection.”
–Phyllis Tickle, writer, The Divine Hours

“Poetry, at the least the sort I write, is written out of fast want; it really is written out of ache, pleasure, and adventure too nice to be borne till it really is ordered into phrases. after which it's written to be shared.”
–Madeleine L’Engle

Madeleine L’Engle’s writing has regularly translated the invisible and complicated features of affection into the styles and rhythms of seen lifestyles. Now, with compelling language and open-hearted vulnerability, The Ordering of Love brings jointly the exhaustive number of L’Engle’s poetry for the 1st time.

This quantity collects approximately 2 hundred of L’Engle’s unique poems, together with eighteen that experience by no means ahead of been released. Reflecting on subject matters of affection, loss, religion, and wonder, The Ordering of Love offers vibrant and compelling perception into the language of the heart.

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Anthem by Helen Humphreys

By Helen Humphreys

Winner of the 2000 Canadian Authors organization Award for Poetry and shortlisted for the 2000 Pat Lowther Award and the 2001 Milton Acorn Memorial People’s Poetry Prize

Physical and fiercely lyric, Helen Humphreys' Anthem is a litany of wish. A tune of poverty and of hope, of the succeed in ahead and the relentless backward look. With stark pictures and sophisticated, tensile power, her poems contact that infrequent period among presence and shortage, echo and resolution, among wall and window and sky -- that hole within which we are living, the gap phrases make.

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Cartas a ninguna parte (Spanish Edition) by Ane Santiago,Elena Pancorbo

By Ane Santiago,Elena Pancorbo

Una colección de poemas de Ane Santiago, acompañados por las maravillosas ilustraciones de Elena Pancorbo.

Como todo lo que escribe en su weblog Cartasaningunaparte, las poesías de Ane Santiago, son genuinas reflexiones sobre los angeles vida cotidiana, sobre los angeles transición a l. a. edad adulta y los sentimientos que, sin quererlo, a todos se nos agolpan entre el corazón y l. a. cabeza. Sus palabras son de una honestidad brutal y tratan del amor, el desamor y los angeles búsqueda de un lugar propio en el mundo.

Los lectores dicen...
«No sé cómo no lo he leído antes, así os lo digo. De verdad, tenéis que leerlo. Contiene tantísima profundidad que yo me he quedado un poco pasmada porque algunas frases sentía mientras las leía que estaban como hechas para mí. Me fascina como con una frase de muy pocas palabras pueden significar realmente tanto».
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«Si hay algo que destacar eneste poemario es l. a. intensidad de las palabras de Ane Santiago, elegidas con mucho acierto y gusto, que llegan al lector, y que te hacen releer y degustar cada verso hasta extraer todo el significado que se esconde en tan pocas palabras. Sin duda, su lectura te lleva a apreciar cada palabra, y su significado. Nunca dos líneas dieron para tanto pensamiento o sentimiento».
Luz en Historias Contadas

«Uno de los mejores libros que he leído hasta ahora de este género. ¡Totalmente recomendado!».
Entre metáforas

«Me gustó muchísimo. Tiene poemas súper bonitos, es muy cortito de leer pero tiene un montón de contenido. Os lo recomiendo si queréis leer algo diferente.»

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Midnight Musings by Magda Herzberger

By Magda Herzberger

From the Preface by way of James P. Moore, Jr.: "The apt identify of dead night Musings brings jointly the prodigious, expansive, and real-life reflections of Magda Herzberger, a rare determine through any degree. She sits by myself within the corporation of her thoughts-past, current, and to come-and reaches out eloquently and movingly to readers from all walks of existence. If each people is the sum overall of every little thing we now have ever skilled in our lives, Magda brings a lot to the desk. We believe privileged to go into into her international, one who unfolds via numerous poems steeped actually, delusion, quest, and profound faith." "As a poet," Magda says, "I suppose that i'm like a photographer. occasionally I concentration my digicam and take photographs from the surface international surrounding us. different instances I take pictures depicting the numerous elements of the interior global of my soul. in the back of each one of my poems in dead night Musings, there's a tale to learn and experienced."

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Upriver (The Alaska Literary Series) by Carolyn Kremers

By Carolyn Kremers

There is a victorious and enjoyable feeling the 1st time one returns to a once-unfamiliar position and at last appears like it really is domestic. whilst strangeness is shed and widespread styles emerge, there's a deep experience of convenience that's the present in the event you enterprise into new locations. whilst Carolyn Kremers moved by myself to Alaska to coach in Tununak, a village at the Bering Sea, she confronted the problem of creating a spot for herself within the distant coastal city. Struck by way of either a feeling of event and a painful eager for the primary, she used to be compelled to confront what it relatively intended to suppose at home.

Upriver picks up at the tale the place Kremers’s earlier book, Place of the faux People, left off, additional exploring what it ability to actually love a spot and the way it feels to come, like a salmon swimming upriver. atmosphere her tale in 4 precise locations—Tununak, the Alaska inside, the Yukon-Kuskokwim River Delta, and Fairbanks—Kremers makes use of poetry, song, Yup’ik language, and masses extra to inform her tale. Infused with a feeling of spirituality, the e-book will resonate with somebody who has chanced on a brand new domestic past the familiar.  

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