The River's Daughterby Terry Hermsen
These 112 pages of poems are the work of a master poet and teacher centrally located in the Midwest's Ohio.
"If the world of folk tale could be born again within one’s memory and observation of children, if it could be laced through with a sheer silk of riddles, if it could recreate the psalms and burn a prairie and walk along a river and a wheat field, it
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This book of poems is a must read for anyone who loves poetry. In "The River's Daughter" Terry Hermsen shows why he was named Ohio's co-poet of the year. Whether he is working with riddles, inkblots, stories from a collective childhood, or even his own life; Terry has the unique gift of capturing the reader's undivided attention and creating something that is simply magical. I encourage everyone to buy this book and read a few of these poems aloud so to enjoy the beauty of his written words and the soothing sounds as he creates, layer by layer, a beautiful world where you will be compelled to return each and every time.