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Taking its title from graffiti on a now landmark boulder in Newbury, New Hampshire, the book observes, in exhilarating language, that despite the failings and inscrutability of human nature, the possibility for transcendence abounds. From love to war, from history to pop culture, from the mundane to the famous, from the ineffable workings of society to the plaintive yearnings of the individual soul, poem after poem, Ayers delivers the craft of a mature poet.
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About the Author
Lana Hechtman Ayers, originally from New York, lives in the Pacific Northwest where she works as a manuscript consultant and writing workshop facilitator. She runs Concrete Wolf Poetry Press, MoonPath Press, and World Enough Writers. Lana holds Bachelors degrees in Mathematics and Psychology and possesses a Masters in Counseling Therapy as well as an MFA in Poetry and an MFA in Writing Popular Fiction. A Hedgebrook and Jack Straw alumna, Pushcart and National Book Award nominee, she is author several collections of poems, Four Quarters: an homage to T.S. Eliot's Four Quartets (Night Rain Press, 2017), A New Red (Pecan Grove Press, 2010), Dance From Inside My Bones (Snake Nation Press, 2007) and Chicken Farmer I Still Love You (D-N Publishing, 2007), and a chapbook, Love is a Weed (Finishing Line Press, 2006). Cats, tekka maki, Earl Grey ice cream, independent film, and jazz are among Lana's favorite things.