Rod Jellema's A Slender Grace: Poems PDF

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By Rod Jellema

ISBN-10: 0802827829

ISBN-13: 9780802827821

A slim Grace is Rod Jellema's first choice of poetry on the grounds that his hugely praised The 8th Day seemed nearly two decades in the past. during this quantity, which is composed of sixty seven poems, just about all of them new, Jellema confronts a tradition that loves bigness with poems that detect what's slim -- the skinny strains, the threads wherein a few issues hold, the slender crevices wherein divine grace deals to reconcile people to one another and to the Creator.

These fantastically crafted items should not "religious poems" within the ordinary feel. As Jellema explains, "These poems separately aren't non secular message-bearers. nonetheless, it truly is inevitable that my trust in a stunning international that's damaged and divinely redeemed -- although it's not that i am preaching approximately it -- can be glaring throughout." And it truly is, as Jellema takes a moment, deeper examine things like eco-friendly beans in all their glory, a lovesick lonely younger guy in a Laundromat, and his personal experience of the area whereas snorkeling within the crimson Sea.

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