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A moving, lyrical and thought-provoking collection of poetry from the author of the critically acclaimed memoir FAERY TALE: One Woman's Search for Enchantment in a Modern World.

"The poems in NATIVE WATER offer a hopeful vision of coping with loss. Signe Pike holds tight to the small moments that fill her memory, grounding them in the tenuous things of the world. Whether sh
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Kindle Edition, 45 pages
Published February 13th 2012 (first published February 1st 2012)
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Mirvan  Ereon
I like this collection a lot. Like water, I was a fine refreshment I had today, a light drink that made me smile. I always love reading poetry that are personal, anecdotal and bittersweet. This collection is one of those. It made me see through the poet's eyes. I could have be happier if I read more of the love poems, but those romantic ones in this collection are rendered beautifully. I would definitely look forward to more poetry or other books by this author.
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Jun 20, 2012 Terri rated it it was amazing
Native Water by Signe Pike is a beautiful book of poetry that explores and expresses water and elements of water in a unique way that’s not too literal in context. The poet knows how to turn a poetic phrase with ease, as if you’ve never heard that combination of words before, but it seems oddly familiar.

Read more: Into The Water
Denisa Howe
Feb 13, 2013 Denisa Howe rated it it was amazing
"This was an amazing read. A bit of information about the author and how the book of poetry came to be. The poem of the dog being left behind when his owner died, made me cry... Written from the thoughts of a loving dog and being left behind, waiting and hoping and it taking time for him to understand..."
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Signe Pike worked as a book editor for Random House and Penguin before leaving New York City to write full time. Her first book, a memoir entitled FAERY TALE, earned a "Best of 2010" nod from Kirkus Reviews in addition to receiving glowing reviews from Harper's Bazaar, Women's Adventure Magazine, and renowned spiritual leader Marianne Williamson. Pike has been featured on National Public Radio's “ ...more
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