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By Rod Jellema

ISBN-10: 0802827829

ISBN-13: 9780802827821

A slim Grace is Rod Jellema's first number of poetry considering the fact that his hugely praised The 8th Day seemed virtually two decades in the past. during this quantity, which is composed of sixty seven poems, just about all of them new, Jellema confronts a tradition that loves bigness with poems that become aware of what's narrow -- the skinny traces, the threads through which a few issues hold, the slim crevices wherein divine grace deals to reconcile people to one another and to the Creator.

These fantastically crafted items aren't "religious poems" within the traditional experience. As Jellema explains, "These poems separately usually are not non secular message-bearers. nonetheless, it's inevitable that my trust in a gorgeous global that's damaged and divinely redeemed -- even though i'm really not preaching approximately it -- could be obvious throughout." And it truly is, as Jellema takes a moment, deeper examine things like eco-friendly beans in all their glory, a lovesick lonely younger guy in a Laundromat, and his personal experience of the area whereas snorkeling within the purple Sea.

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