The Sound a Raven Makes

The Sound a Raven Makes

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Poetry. A triad of strong women's voices, Sawnie Morris of Taos, Michelle Holland of Chimayo, and Catherine Ferguson of Galisteo are gathered together in one volume. These three poets of rural northern New Mexico share a deep language of landscape with river rapids, a blur of hummingbirds, the lingering scent of woodstoves and the inescapable voice of the raven. The book functions as three generous chapbooks, a sampling of poetic geographies and styles. Poet Lisa Gill writes in The Rio Grande Sun, qThis is the kind of book that takes your head and repositions it on your neck while a trio of women gently whisper in your ear, 'Look, really look at the world around you.' Together these three poets create a veritable manifesto of how spirit inhabits place.qTheir blue Honda Civic, the windshield spider/webbed across the drivera#39;s side, parked on the flat brown dirt bordered by steep hills of juniper, prickly pear and chamisa. As the sun sets red against the barrancas the raven pair that nest above anbsp;...

Title:The Sound a Raven Makes
Author:Sawnie Morris, Michelle Holland, Catherine Ferguson
Publisher: - 2006-01-01


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