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Amber (upulkuchen) | 3 comments Hi! My name is Amber Koneval, and this November I will be releasing my first collection of religious poetry, 'Drunk Dialing the Divine'- poetry that struggles to understand what it means to have a righteous anger while still loving and respecting God. Several poems deal specifically with God from a Catholic viewpoint- such as praying the rosary, Laughter of the Spirit, and a rejection of Sola Scriptura.

The publisher, eLectio publishing, is also releasing another collection of religious poetry by the bilingual poet Joanna Kurowska, 'The Wall & Beyond'. Support Christian authors/ poets by checking out eLectiopublishing.com or liking eLectio publshing on Facebook and picking up some of our titles- most of them under $4!

To check out more of my work and get updates, please like me on Facebook at facebook.com/akoneval
follow my blog at amberkoneval.wordpress.com
and favorite my website at amberkoneval.wix.com/theamberofthemoment


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Amber (upulkuchen) | 3 comments A sample poem from 'Drunk Dialing the Divine', originally published in Time of Singing Magazine, 'Eschaton':

on a still, slow day
when questions stick in the throat
a lawn mover rumbling outside the window
when the breeze blowing across the hairs
on my arms
is the only thing keeping me awake

it's on days like these
that I can feel the thoughts of
God
pulling me taut to the earth
rushing through my sandals
to my knees
up to my shoulder, then my scalp
I feel the Divine Thinker
imagining me.

Imagining
me
what an honor!
to be a dream of a salvific God
a wisp of a sleeping world
that began to trick itself
real
A timeless jewel in a world that
invented time to forget its Creator
If He forgets us
will we exist still?

or will we cease
for all our struggling
remembering our sorrowful station
as nightmares of the Divine


message 3: by Virginia (new)

Virginia | 10 comments As we have discussed before, this site is not for authors promoting their own work. Please refrain from doing so. Thank you.


message 4: by Lisa, Group handmaid (new)

Lisa | 168 comments Mod
Au contraire, Virginia - Amber has placed her information and promotion in exactly the right place, and deserves no such censure.

(I have to say, when I started this group I certainly didn't envisage such a large proportion of authors wanting to publicise their own works, which is precisely the reason why this part of the discussion boards appeared in the first place)


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