In world as sacred burning heart, Jeremy Paden offers a collection of poems set in Colonial Latin America that weaves together three strands. There are prose poems about Captains like Columbus, Cortés, and Las Casas that play with the language and syntax of sixteenth-century chronicles.
The Turtle With Seven Eyes, a new collection of 36 poems by Nana Lampton has been described as “an experiencing OF and meditation ON our place in nature.” Published by Larkspur Press, this book is 51 pages, and includes two illustrations printed from the wood by engraver and artist, Joanne Price. Editions are available in softcover or hardback.
Acclaimed poet George Ella Lyon returns with a brilliant new collection that traces the course of a woman’s life from girlhood to mature female wisdom. From the introductory poem, “Little Girl Who Knows Too Much,” readers embark on a journey from youth, with its darker moments and denials of voice and story, to a place of strength and power with the poems themselves as a guide.