Burnt Offering

Burnt Offering

eBook - 2009
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Burnt Offering is Joan Metelerkamp's seventh colllection of poems. The title comes from a poem in a cycle that embodies the labours of the medieval alchemists - heating and burning, transformation of passionate intensity, the search for an enduring element. In the process malignant doubt is burnt off, and what takes its place is trust in the everyday: "take this day, here, take it all its clarity, all its gold" - Like all of Metelerkamp's work, these generous poems draw on and weave together, with her distinctive energy and passion, the details of family and rural life, dreams, landscapes and journeys.
Publisher: Athlone, South Africa : 2009. Modjaji Books,
ISBN: 9781920397159
1920397159
9781920397449
1920397442
0980272947
9780980272949
Branch Call Number: REM
Characteristics: 1 online resource (94 p.)

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