Poet Katie Ford's debut collection, Deposition, confronts God in a language as shifting and ecstatic as divine encounter
This comes out of folklore.
Invented because tenderness at times
must be written in. There was a woman.
There was a cross. But in fact
they have hung him too high
to be touched.—from "A Woman Wipes the Face of Jesus"
Praise For Deposition: Poems…
Graywolf Press, 9781555973742, 72pp.
Publication Date: November 1, 2002
About the Author
Katie Ford grew up in Oregon and was educated at Whitman College and Harvard University, where she studied theology and poetry and received a Masters of Divinity degree. She currently studies and teaches poetry at the University of Iowa.