Blood, Sparrows and Sparrows
"Everyone warns us off the rocks. / But what will keep us from the river?" Leigh asks in her debut collection, which pieces together a kind of mythology in which the surreal and celestial coexist with the realities of childhood abuse as an adult speaker grapples with its lasting emotional trauma. Rooted in a place of deep faith and bottomless compassion, Leigh's speaker struggles to remember, and to remind us all, "that to worship is to survive is to be / wholly human."
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P r o d u c t D e t a i l s :
S E R I E S : Stahlecker Selections
P A P E R B A C K : 84 pages
P U B L I S H E R : Four Way Books (October 7, 2014)
L A N G U A G E : English
I S B N - 1 0 : 1935536494
I S B N - 1 3 : 978-1935536499
P R O D U C T D I M E N S I O N S : 8.3 x 5.9 x 0.9 inches