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The Journals of Scheherazade

Sheryl St. Germain

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In this collection of poetry the author finds, in the character of Scheherazade, a metaphor for what it means to write. The voices of these poems are deeply female, whether they be those of daughters, lovers or mothers; they remind us that the difficult truths of the imagination are rooted in the body. Here are poems that find love and redemption in darkness, intelligence and emotion in the erotic.

University of North Texas Press, 9781574410105, 78pp.

Publication Date: February 1, 1996



About the Author

Sheryl St. Germain, originally from New Orleans, is poet-in-residence at Knox College in Galeburg, Illinois. Her previous books include Going Home, The Mask of Medusa, Making Bread at Midnight, and How Heavy the Breath of God.