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Versos, or: The Things a Woman Learns on the Banks of the Great River

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A poetic ethnography of the Rio Grande Valley in sixty short verses.
Kindle Edition, 65 pages
Published May 31st 2015 by qui est in literis
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M.R. Graham
Apr 11, 2015 added it  ·  (Review from the author)
XVII
Go to the River and ask
the fisherman where his wife sleeps,
and weep with him,
when he points a gnarled finger at his heart.
Judith
I must admit that I don't read much in the way of poetry - I haven't since high school 40 plus years ago. I have read many of the author's books and have really enjoyed her style of writing as she enables me to envision in my mind, the places and characters in her stories. This also holds true in her poetry.

XLV was especially entertaining - a vivid image came to mind immediately!
XVII - quite poignant...
XII - I may try this (will it work if you do not live on the banks of the Rio Grande?)
XI - en
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USA Today bestselling author M.R. Graham is a native Texan who traces strong cultural roots back to Scotland, Poland, and England. A mild-mannered PhD student during the day, Graham transforms at night into a raging Holmesian loremaster and rabid novelist.
Though passionate about all scholarship and academia, Graham's training and true love lies with anthropology, particularly the archaeological br
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