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So Ecstasy Can Find You

Elizabeth Cunningham


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In her third collection of poems, novelist Elizabeth Cunningham leads us on an intimate journey into forest and mountain, garden and dream, along a hidden stream bed and beside a friend's deathbed. She also explores poetic form, drawing inspiration from ghazal, haiku, tanka, and song lyric. Eye and ear are equally important to Cunningham; her images are rich, her rhythms, sure. By turns wry and tender, awed and amused, the collection displays the emotional range of a writer whose questions have led her on a quest, whether it is following blue trail markers along a cliff or confronting her own aging and death. These poems are grounded (literally and figuratively) in Cunningham's ecstatic connection with the earth in all its strength, fragility and mystery.

Hiraeth Press, 9780988943056, 102pp.

Publication Date: September 15, 2015

About the Author

Elizabeth Cunningham is best known as the author of The Maeve Chronicles, a series of award- winning novels featuring a feisty Celtic Mary Magdalen. She is currently at work on a series of mystery novels as well as a cycle of poems called Tales and Tails. She lives in New York State's Shawangunk Mountains where ecstasy frequently finds her.