Shards of Crystal
Shards of Crystal reflects a dichotomy – the harshness and beauty of life. A metamorphosis of darkness to light, the poems in this book move readers to the brink then snatch them back.
Poems from Shards of Crystal have been published in Australia, Austria, Canada, Finland, India, Israel, Italy, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Romania, Seychelles, Singapore and the USA. They have...more
Shards of Crystal is elegantly divided into digestible sections. The collection opens with slivers of healed suffering in Carr’s “All in the Mind” poems. Her juxtaposition of the human experience of lonely, invisible suffering with a profound desire to con ...more
The natural world is equally savage and dark,( " Ducking' for example) and Mother Nature is far from being sweetness and light. There are also poems about the unexpected appearance of death, family, and the collection concludes with finding joy in the mystery of the self and ...more
Fern G. Z. Carr is deeply honored to have her poetry orbiting the planet Mars aboard NASA's MAVEN spacecraft. She is a former lawyer, teacher and past President of both the local branch of the BC Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals and Project Literacy Kelowna Society. A Full Member of and former Poet-in-Residence for the League of Canadian Poets, this Pushcart Prize nominee composes...more