By Yossie Paul
In Hiraeth, one will get a glimpse of scents, moments, and faces — the issues that fade, and but remain.
By Yossie Paul
By Deirdre Dwyer
A spellbinding evocation of the facility of reminiscence and the spirit of place
Set within the small farming neighborhood of Blomidon on Nova Scotia’s Bay of Fundy, The Blomidon Logs begins with stories of Glooscap and a leaky outdated cabin. entire with the wild mind's eye of teenage and rumours of a drowned artist, the publication strikes up the line to a brand new A-frame cottage and again in time to the generations who preceded the writer at Blomidon, delivering a wealthy historical past of farmland, seashore, and tales. Taking its name from the logbooks stored by means of Dwyer’s mom and dad, the gathering is set early life, relations, and a time while summer time intended freedom and open air play. The poems discuss with the legends of the 1st international locations chief/god who as soon as made his domestic at Blomidon and rejoice the paintings of farmers, loggers, and their households and predecessors who've made, and someway nonetheless make, a residing from the land.
By Dolores Castro,Benjamín Barajas
By Lynn Saul
By Martha Silano,Kelli Agodon
By S. T. Williams
By Priya Sarukkai Chabria,Ravi Shankar
Ninth century Tamil poet and founding saint Andal is assumed to were came across as a toddler beneath a holy basil plant within the temple backyard of Srivilliputhur. As a tender girl she fell deeply in love with Lord Vishnu, composing fervent poems and songs in his honour and, in keeping with customized, ultimately marrying the god himself. The Autobiography of a Goddess is Andal’s complete corpus, composed prior to her marriage to Vishnu, and it cements her prestige because the South Indian corollary to Mirabai, the saint and devotee of Sri Krishna. the gathering contains Tiruppavai, a music nonetheless well known in congregational worship, thirty pasuram (stanzas) sung ahead of Lord Vishnu, and the less-translated, rapturously erotic Nacchiyar Tirumoli.
Priya Sarrukai Chabria and Ravi Shankar hire an intensive approach during this translation, respiring new existence into this wealthy classical and religious verse through rendering Andal in a latest poetic idiom in English. a lot of Andal’s items are translated collaboratively; others separately and individually. the 2 ways are introduced jointly, proposing a richly layered studying of those much-loved vintage Tamil poems and songs.
By Naomi J. Johnson
FLYING WITH damaged FEATHERS is an anthology of unique poems which types a story of family violence, break out, therapeutic and restoration. Weaving via this narrative are topics round nature and spirituality. Flying With damaged Feathers is reflective of the author’s trip via captivity and abuse, via depression and post-traumatic pressure; that area prior to the truth of resurrection units in, within which grief and anger are paramount. The reader is drawn via this darkness to the purpose of therapeutic and rebirth.
Naomi’s earliest stories are of books and phrases, and of enjoying at writing even prior to she knew how. A social employee, singer and author, she lives in Newcastle, at the mid-east coast of Australia, and takes nice relish the great thing about the sea coast and the wildlife round her, a lot of which seems to be in her poetry and different writing. Naomi is a survivor of family violence, and her creativity and love of tune, in addition to her powerful spirituality, have helped her in the course of the adventure of break out and therapeutic. Naomi sings within the choir of Christ Church Cathedral, and spends as a lot time as attainable with books and her choir friends.
By Phoebe Wang
The poems in Admission necessities attempt to find what's required folks after we minimize throughout our fabric and psychic geographies. at the same time complete and empty of its origins, the self is consistently taxed of any certainties and methods of being. The speaker in those poems is engaged in one of those fieldwork, surveying gardens, groups, and the haphazard cityscape, the place the reader is gifted with the paradoxes of subsumed histories. With understated irony and unsettling imagery, the poems deal with the interior conflicts inherent in modern living.
By Lorri Neilsen Glenn