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Laughing Down Lonely Canyons

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Laughing Down Lonely Canyons contains poetry by James Kavanaugh who has brought hope and joy, laughter and courage to millions of loyal, enthusiastic readers with moving collections of poetic reflections about life.
Paperback, 136 pages
Published January 1st 1991 by Steven J. Nash Publishing (first published 1984)
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Marissa Pearson
Apr 02, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Vivid imagery, truth, and stunning metaphors. His poems are genuine, inspiring, and incredibly heartfelt. I'm ready to flow through more of his great works.
Greg
Apr 09, 2009 rated it liked it
great oscillation between humor and loneliness.

About a third of the poems I really enjoy, the others I think could be edited to shorter pieces.

Some of my favorites were the character sketches, I don't think I've read poems like that before.
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James Kavanaugh was ordained and actively ministered for ten years as a Catholic Priest before attending Catholic University in Washington D.C. Working on his second doctoral degree, he wrote an article for the Saturday Evening Post, entitled, "I am a Priest, and I want to marry." The article questioned the practice of celibacy among priests. The year was 1967, the height of the sexual revolution. ...more
“Don't you know
That lovers make the rains,
Call forth the sun,
Re-route hurricanes,
And exorcise earthquakes for fun.”
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