Saturday, April 9, 2011

Hurricane Dancers by Margarita Engle

Quebrado

I listen
to the song
of creaking planks,
the roll and sway
of clouds in sky,
wild music
and thunder,
the groans
of wood,
a mourning moan
as this old ship
remembers
her true self,
her tree self,
rooted
and growing,
alive,
on shore.

Contents: Pt. 1. Wild sea -- pt. 2. Brave earth -- pt. 3. Hidden -- pt. 4. The sphere court -- pt. 5. The sky horse -- pt. 6. Far light. Includes bibliographical references (p. 142-143).Show all

Henry Holt and Company; 145 pages



2 comments:

The Brain Lair (KB) said...

Oh yeah! I love Margarita Engle. Will keep an eye out for this one!

Mary said...

We'll be waiting to hear what you think of it!