By Michael D. O'Kelly
“Fire?ies at sunrise. . .
Winged essences, charred our bodies nonetheless on ?re.”
This evocative poetry-essay assortment matters a choice for a renewed embracement of the reader’s personal expressive “self.” We’ve every one a personality to listen to --- a voice to resonate via silences of evening and the noises of daily. lifestyles is a secret demanding to crack. We bang it like a door and strum it like a lyre till it opens a few new “portal” during which the voice can authentically sound-out the “truths” of being human. That’s the taking place of this book.
Altarpieces have constantly been inventive creations to conceive life’s “sacred” area. This booklet follows that culture, if particularly untraditionally. those items communicate to “hear” existence on one’s personal phrases; from one’s personal altar and cathedral. This “gathering” created a poet-self identification --- referred to as ‘Apo’kstrophes’. The essays sign up for with the poems to conceive poetry and the religious quest with a renewed existential-eco-romantic standpoint; sounding that quest with either ft grounded on “worldly different” Planet Earth.
The problem to understand existence on the middle is a wrenching-wrestling fit with the “Other,” that ever-present measurement of “poetry” on life’s course. --- becoming a member of philosophical play with the authenticity of word-pieces as “true orients,” O’Kelly’s ebook, with many poets assisting alongside the way in which, has taken up that problem with unflinching creativity. need a religious event? Fly! Take the ride!
“Oh, the journey! Fins spurred in shivers of hide.
Life’s dearness reined within the roll of the tide.”
Read or Download Altarpieces: Structures of Poetry and Spiritual Thinking PDF
Best religious & inspirational poetry books
Because the moment e-book of poetry in as a long time, Deanna has stumbled on a brand new blessing of poems that stream from a deep good of idea. existence has no longer constantly been effortless yet with religion and love from the Almighty, hassle waters were navigated effectively. those reports and revelations are mirrored during this assortment, adequately entitled, God is our bridge, as our Heavenly Father will advisor us throughout whatever that may in all likelihood take place.
Step Into This global is a set of poetry, brief tales, and heart-felt prayers that offer genuine, specific, and mind-provoking views concerning the array of dimensions of the Christian trip. The tapestry of this paintings includes descriptive imagery and prolonged metaphors that contact on spotting your existence goal, sexual purity, forgiveness, compliment and worship, the reward of salvation, the conflict among reliable and evil, and soul encouragement.
"In the soul of guy is a wealth of innate expressions, able to utter inworship. during this publication, Brigette Neita-Bailey opens her spirit and soul toworship the Almighty King of construction, Jesus Christ. Her expressionsrepresent the adventure of her pilgrim direction at varied phases of spiritualdevelopment, dating with God, and her inspirations from theHoly Spirit.
During this booklet are poems I wrote in my WebTV days, a few asked through buddies for designated events and others submitted to the affection of my lifestyles, who I met on-line in the course of that level of my lifestyles. a number of poems are long and pass into a few intensity, yet many readers have advised me they're drawn into them, seeing themselves as characters.
Extra info for Altarpieces: Structures of Poetry and Spiritual Thinking
Altarpieces: Structures of Poetry and Spiritual Thinking by Michael D. O'Kelly