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White for Harvest: Selected and New Poems
Jeanie Thompson's elegiac poetry tracks the geography of the heart and the power that resides in relationships. She speaks, with no pretense, as an American signifier and witness to the sacred yet often disturbing aspects of our world.In White For Harvest, Thompson chooses fifty poems that chart the joy and pain of children, family, loves lost and found, and the continuing ...more
Hardcover, 81 pages
Published February 1st 2001 by Christian Voice Publishing
(first published 2001)
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Thompson's free verse lyrics move with the measured slowness and urgency of prayer, dwelling among the mysteries of connection and opposition. Her new work gives particular pleasure, its song confronting the often brutal exigencies of history and natural science, its breath "all that is necessary, friend, for speech."