The Kingdom of Ordinary Time (Hardcover)

By Marie Howe

W. W. Norton & Company, 9780393041996, 68pp.

Publication Date: February 1, 2008



Hurrying through errands, attending a dying mother, helping her own child down the playground slide, the speaker in these poems wonders: what is the difference between the self and the soul? The secular and the sacred? Where is the kingdom of heaven? And how does one live in Ordinary Time--during those periods that are not apparently miraculous?