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Title:A Grain of Mustard Seed: Poems
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Publisher:Open Road Media
ISBN:1480474371
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A Grain of Mustard Seed: Poems by May Sarton

PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC A Grain of Mustard Seed: Poems May Sarton presents a collection of socially charged yet universal poems b .

One of the many gems of this volume is The Invocation to Kali which explores a dark and destructive femininity Sarton writes of Crude power that forges a balance Between hate and love finding an amalgam of dark and light within a single act This graceful and nuanced work forges powerful connections between timeless ideas and specific moments in history

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A Reckoning, The Education of Harriet Hatfield, The House by the Sea, Mrs. Stevens Hears the Mermaids Singing, The Fur Person, At Seventy: A Journal, As We Are Now, Plant Dreaming Deep, Kinds of Love, Journal of a Solitude
May Sarton s ninth novel explores a woman s struggle to reconcile the claims of life and art to transmute passion and pain into poetry As it opens Hilary Stevens a renowned poet in her seventies is talking with Mar an intense young man who has sought her out and whose passionate despair reminds her of herself when young Mar has had an unhappy love affair with a man Bewildered by both his sexuality and his writing talent he flings his anguish against Hilary s brusque sympathetic intelligence, I am here alone for the first time in weeks May Sarton begins this book to take up my real life again at last That is what is strange that friends even passionate love are not my real life unless there is time alone in which to explore what is happening or what has happened In this journal she says I hope to break through into the rough rocky depths to the matrix itself There is violence there and anger never resolved My need to be alone is balanced against my fear of what will happen when suddenly I enter the huge empty silence if I cannot find support there br br br In this book we are closer to the marrow than ever before in May Sarton s writing, So begins May Sarton s short swift blow of a novel about the powerlessness of the old and the rage it can bring em As We Are Now em tells the story of Caroline Spencer a year old retired schoolteacher mentally strong but physically frail who has been moved by relatives into a home Subjected to subtle humiliations and petty cruelties sustained for too short a time by the love of another person she fights back with all she has and in a powerful climax wins a terrible victory, May Sarton poet novelist and chronicler occupies a special place in American letters This new journal chronicles the year that began on May her seventieth birthday At her home in Maine she savors the experience of being alive in this beautiful place reflecting on nature friends and work Why is it good to be old she was asked at one of her lectures Because she said I am more myself than I have ever been