Believing is not the same as Being Saved (Robert Kroetsch by Lisa Martin

By Lisa Martin

Lisa Martin’s new poetry assortment seeks the type of lyric fact that lives in paradox, within the living jointly of seeming opposites akin to lifestyles and demise, love and loss, religion and doubt, pleasure and sorrow. the following readers will discover a variety of moods, tones, and topics, in addition to either conventional and modern forms—from sonnets to prose poems. it is a assortment imbued with the sunshine of a permanent, if afflicted, religion. With its specialise in spirit, ethics, and the way to dwell good, Believing isn't the related as Being stored bargains a young meditation at the moments that make a life.

There’s a fashion of conversing as though the adaptation
matters, as though the line house is finite—everything
begins and ends someplace, like your hand
in mine, or how final mild fractures within the limbs
of pine—while past my window, a coyote
follows a path into the nightfall that basically it may possibly see.
— from "Map for the line home"

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