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Horse Prayers, Poems from the Prairie, is a collection of poetry from a small farm on the Colorado prairie; tiny stories in simple words, praise for the beautiful fragile land, and love poems to horses. This is a 106-page book of poetry and full-color photography, a softcover mini-coffee table book.Some heartfelt, some humorous, these poems are a howl to the prairie wind. ...more
Paperback, 106 pages
Published September 10th 2018 by BookBaby
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A good writer helps you sort through what life has thrown at you and as you whisper “Me too,” the writing feels like a warm hug from a fellow survivor. Ranch life is not for the faint of heart. Rancher Anna Blake beautifully shares her poignant thoughts and emotions about surviving the very good, kind of bad and sometimes ugly ups and downs of a life surrounded by all God’s creatures, great and small ...and well-loved.
This book is filled with poems that capture the beauty of prairie life, from the tiniest bird to the largest sunset. The words are at once comforting and perspective shifting, and the poems are paired with gorgeous photographs. I will treasure this book and return to it again and again. It would make an excellent gift for any horse-crazy person, person who has loved a good dog, or person who appreciates the changing of the seasons.
Anna Blake was born in Cavalier County, North Dakota, in 1954, the youngest daughter of a farm family. She is a horse advocate, writer, speaker, and equine professional, teaching communication skills and dressage to horses and riders of all disciplines. She’s the award-winning author of two books: Stable Relation, a Memoir of One Woman’s Spirited Journey Home, by Way of the Barn, and Relaxed & For ...more