Poetry

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Read This: Lessons of Family, Love, Life, and Loss Blooming in A Garden for Grace

Combining beautiful poetry with stunning hand-drawn floral illustrations, A Garden for Grace by Ellen Mainville is an exploration of family, love, and life through lessons inspired by the beauty of nature.

Read This: Lessons of Family, Love, Life, and Loss Blooming in A Garden for Grace

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Read this: Alexis V. Jackson's extraordinary voice shines in My Sisters' Country

If we're lucky, throughout our lives, a few books come along that will change us. Such is the case with a new book of poetry by Alexis V. Jackson.

My Sisters' Country is incredibly beautiful, evocative, and, through its phenomenological approach, teaches us much about the lived experience of black women.

Read this: Alexis V. Jackson's extraordinary voice shines in My Sisters' Country

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Art, Memories, and Poetry: La Bolsa–The Purse

I’ve recently been lucky enough to pore over a gorgeous book filled with art, memories, and poetry. La Bolsa–The Purse was written and illustrated by one of our featured artists, Sonya Gonzalez. Of all the beautiful, bilingual poems and paintings, my favorite is Pasteles con amor-Pies made with love. It’s gorgeous, loving, and delicious.
 
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How Nature Can Answer the Problems of Human Experiences: Escapism: Words + Photos

When I first heard of the book Escapism: Words + Photos, by Candice Lee, I was excited. Nature plus poetry plus lived experience? YES! Then the book came in the mail, and I opened it and happily dug in. 

How Nature Can Answer the Problems of Human Experiences: Escapism: Words + Photos

Gie Her a Haggis! Burns Celebration and Recipe...

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Jan 26, 2009 / 1 comments

In celebration of Robert Burns' birthday (250 +years ago!), a Burns supper

I love all things scottish. My parents annually attend a Burns Night Celebration. With a 6-year old, though, we have different options for celebrating!