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The Absolute, Relatively Inaccessible
The Absolute, Relatively Inaccessible is a volume of poems divided into three parts. The three parts are bound together by a brace of persistent and developing themes, as well as by the repetition (and the development) of language, metaphor, and imagery. Part 1 presents various characters (mostly African American) confronting death. The poems in part 2 are spoken by an unn ...more
Paperback, 96 pages
Published May 31st 2017 by Cascade Books
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I’m very glad I read this collection of poetry. The poems I most connected with where the ones that made clear reference to his cancer. I found much in them to learn from, to see, to share with others. I was moved by a couple of the other poems that made reference to people that the poet has written about in other places. Beautifully done.
Walter Wangerin Jr. is widely recognized as one of the most gifted writers writing today on the issues of faith and spirituality. Starting with the renowned Book of the Dun Cow, Wangerin's writing career has encompassed most every genre: fiction, essay, short story, children's story, meditation, and biblical exposition. His writing voice is immediately recognizable, and his fans number in the mill ...more