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by Ann Lauinger
Little Red Tree is proud to present "Against Butterflies" by Ann Lauinger, Winner of the Vernice Quebodeaux Pathways Poetry Prize. The book also contains 25 full color images taken from the "Mira Calligraphiae Monumenta" by the Renaissance artist Joris Hoefnagel. Richard Harteis [Judge of the prize] describes her work: ..".I can only say how much I admire it: It is ...more
Paperback, 134 pages
Published May 20th 2013 by Little Red Tree Publishing
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In a literary landscape often dominated by post-modern posturing and poe-biz politics, Ann Lauinger's AGAINST BUTTERFLIES reminds us of poetry's sheer pleasures--lovely language, formal diversity and inventiveness, rhythmic and imagistic alchemy. Lauinger shows us the world through the transformative and transcendental lenses of poetry, pointing out, for instance, "there was a field of flowers/like a Mughal miniature/syllabled with light" and thus asks us to re-experience the world. These poems, ...more