Life Is Simpler Toward Evening

Life Is Simpler Toward Evening

by Father Ralph Wright, OSB
     
 

Life Is Simpler Toward Evening is an inspirational, thought-provoking poetry book with poems featuring such topics as the majesty of clouds, the loneliness of being apart from a loved one, and always, the glory of God.

Fr. Ralph Wright, who is a poet of great distinction, pens works that reflect his knowledge of and respect for the masters. His images are…  See more details below

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Life Is Simpler Toward Evening is an inspirational, thought-provoking poetry book with poems featuring such topics as the majesty of clouds, the loneliness of being apart from a loved one, and always, the glory of God.

Fr. Ralph Wright, who is a poet of great distinction, pens works that reflect his knowledge of and respect for the masters. His images are both beautiful and startling; his metaphors perceptive, his use of rhyme natural.

His expertise lies in the unity of word and idea that is the essence of poetry. Life is Simpler Toward Evening is one of Fr. Ralph's eight books of verse. The poetry of Life is Simpler Toward Evening is never obscure but nevertheless demands that we return, again and again, to delight in and savor both words and subtle meanings.

Life Is Simpler Toward Evening offers a soothing escape from the pressures and turmoil of every day life.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940013452497
Publisher:
Monograph Publishing
Publication date:
12/02/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
301 KB

Meet the Author

Ralph Wright, OSB is a Benedictine monk at Saint Louis Abbey in Saint Louis, Missouri. A noted hymnist and poet, Father Ralph was born in Nottinghamshire, England, in 1938. He received his early education at Ampleforth College in Yorkshire and later spent two years in the British Army. He studied the classics at Oxford University and theology at Fribourg in Switzerland before being ordained a priest in 1970. At his abbot's request, he left England to join Saint Louis Abbey in the United States where he has lived for over forty years. Currently, he is Vocations Director at the Abbey and teaches Theology, Creative Writing and Tennis in St Louis Priory School.

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