What the Light Was Like
Author: Luci Shaw | ISBN: 0974342793 : 9780974342795 | Format: Paperback | Size: 155 x 230mm | Pages: 79 | Weight: .124 Kg. | Published: Midpoint Trade Books (WordFarm Ltd) – August 2006 | Availability: In Print | Subjects: Poetry texts & anthologies
In this new collection
Luci Shaw holds up both world and words to the light, revealing to you what has been there all along and teaching you how to see it for yourself — with honesty, precision and patience.
“This is what a sacramental poetry sounds like,” says fellow poet Paul Mariani of Luci Shaw’s new collection, What the Light Was Like. Shaw holds up both world and words to the light, revealing to us what has been there all along and teaching us how to see it for ourselves—with honesty, precision and patience.
“When William Stafford died, I wondered who there was to carry on in his spirit—humane, attentive, droll, faithful, and for whom writing was as natural as breathing. And, reading What the Light Was Like I see it has been Luci Shaw all along.” — Mark Jarman, author, Body and Soul: Essays on Poetry
“In Luci Shaw’s poems, which manage the almost impossible feat of being sacerdotal without being sanctimonious, God reveals himself through nature.” —Andrew Hudgins, author Babylon in a Jar