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“One of our finest spiritual poets,” Michael Sowder, poet and essayist, writes about wilderness, fatherhood, Buddhism, and spirituality. He is a professor of English and an adjunct professor of religious studies at Utah State University.

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A long-time meditation teacher and student of the world’s contemplative traditions, Michael Sowder is the founder of the Amrita Sangha for Integral Spirituality, a nonprofit organization dedicated to exploring and teaching the contemplative practices of the world’s wisdom traditions, including teaching meditation and creative writing in jails and prisons.
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Average rating: 4.39 · 46 ratings · 8 reviews · 8 distinct works
The Empty Boat

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House Under the Moon

4.33 avg rating — 12 ratings — published 2012 — 3 editions
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A Calendar of Crows

3.75 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 2001
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The Empty Boat: Poems by Mi...

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