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Paperback The Devil's Workshop: Poems Book

ISBN: 0816521972

ISBN13: 9780816521975

The Devil's Workshop: Poems

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"I can no more describe love," writes Demetria Mart nez, "than mystics can light." Don't believe it for a minute. In this collection of fifty-three poems, the author of the award-winning novel Mother Tongue explores the themes that have long characterized her writing: the creative and destructive powers of romantic love, the failure of political systems, the spiritual life, and the need to forgive oneself in order to move on with the work of transformation,...

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Brief yet emotionally memorable free-verse poems

The Devil's Workshop is a collection of brief yet emotionally memorable free-verse poems by novelist and poet Demetria Martinez. Poignant and memorable, reaching out to people, The Devil's Workshop is a compendium of verse which embraces both the light and the dark of humanity. Today I was told that the words/'War is bad'/Make for/Bad poetry./ OK./Then consider/This poem/Dispensable,/Depleted/As uranium,/A poor poem,/A colored poem.
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