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Three Days with the Long Moon
'The long moon that Adrian Koesters invokes in her powerful second collection. . .[comprises an] abiding theme. . .control and the allure of losing it. . . .Speaking through characters who wear the nuns habit or the invisibility of middle age, these poems voice an insatiable hunger for the forbidden.'' --Kathlenn Flenniken, authof of FAMOUS and PLUME ...more
Published January 18th 2017 by Brickhouse Books, Inc.
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What an extraordinary collection of poetry! The Long Moon is December...darkest and coldest of the year. Koesters writes with an extraordinary sense of time, youth, love slipping away...watching it disappear, the cold and the dark nearly always there. And yet, her framework is the natural world whose beauty is always present, even sensate. It's rather like CS Lewis said in a totally different context, "The fish is aware of how wet it is." So Koesters' sense of beauty and love and faithfulness bl ...more