By Alice Walker
During this beautiful ebook, Alice Walker’s first new number of poetry considering 1991, are poems that reaffirm her as “one of the simplest American writers of today” (The Washington Post). The forces of nature and the energy of the human spirit motivate the poems in Absolute belief within the Goodness of the Earth. Alice Walker opens us to feeling and knowing, with poems that conceal a large spectrum of feelings. With profound artistry, Walker searches for, discovers, and broadcasts the
fundamental fantastic thing about life, as she explores what it capacity to event existence totally, to benefit from it, and to develop either as someone and as a part of a better non secular neighborhood.
About Walker’s Horses Make a panorama glance extra Beautiful, America acknowledged, “In the culture of Whitman, Walker sings, celebrates and agonizes over the normal vicissitudes that hyperlink and separate all of humankind,” and a similar might be stated approximately this fantastic new collection, Absolute belief within the Goodness of the Earth.
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