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Things Happen: Poems of Survival

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Book by Thayne, Emma Lou
Paperback, 80 pages
Published June 30th 1991 by Signature Books
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Maggie
Jun 14, 2014 rated it really liked it
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Emma Lou Thayne wrote the LDS Hymn Where Can I Turn For Peace. I love that hymn and was prepared to love this poetry. I do. This writer amazes me.

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I'm trying to appreciate poetry that is so specific you can't find yourself in it. I like how Thayne sees the world, and "Where Can You Turn for Peace" solidified her place in the canon, but maybe I'll try her other collections before I make a final judgment.
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Emma Lou Thayne has written thirteen books of poetry, fiction, essays, and travel stories as well as the hymn, “Where Can I Turn for Peace?” She has been widely anthologized and has published internationally on kinship and peace among people and nations. She has received numerous honors and awards, including the David O. McKay Humanities Award, the Association for Mormon Letters award for poetry, ...more