Crow Feathers, Red Ochre, Green Tea

Crow Feathers, Red Ochre, Green Tea

by Gwendolyn Morgan


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Gwendolyn Morgan’s first collection, Crow Feathers, Red Ochre, Green Tea, offers richly textured poetic renderings of natural landscapes and emotional nuances in response to those landscapes. She weaves concerns for global warming, social inequities, and health care together with images of birds, plants, animals, breath, evoking our interconnectedness with all sentient beings and the spiritual universe. There is in these poems adeep sense of care for and rootedness in the natural world.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780988943018
Publisher: Homebound Publications
Publication date: 08/31/2013
Pages: 72
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.30(d)

About the Author

Gwendolyn Morgan learned the names of birds and wildflowers and inherited paintbrushes and boxes from her grandmothers. With an M.F.A. in Creative Writing from Goddard College, and an M.Div. from San Francisco Theological Seminary and the Graduate Theological Union, she has been a recipient of artist and writing residencies at Artsmith, Caldera, Into the Depths of Winter, and Soapstone. Crow Feathers, Red Ochre, Green Tea, her first book of poems, was a winner of the Wild Earth Poetry Prize, Hiraeth Press. Snowy Owls, Egrets and Unexpected Graces (initially published by Hiraeth Press and currently published by Homebound Publications) is a Nautilus Gold Winner in Poetry and a Foreword Review Indies Book of the Year Finalist in the Nature Category. Her poems have appeared in: Calyx, Kalliope, Mudfish, Tributaries: A Journal of Nature Writing, Wayfarer, Written River as well as The Cancer Poetry Project 2, and other anthologies, blogs and literary journals.  She is the Clark County Poet Laureate 2018-2020 in Washington State. Gwendolyn and Judy A. Rose, her spouse, share their home and creekside walks with Naomi, a rescued Cardigan Corgi & Chesapeake Retriever mix.

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DanielleCC More than 1 year ago
There is a strong yet subtle spiritual current that runs through its pages. Gwendolyn Morgan brilliantly uses animals and plants to talk about feelings and situations she’s encountered in her travels such as loss, death, climate change, greed, inequality and illness. She also celebrates the light within and our deep connection to nature and Earth.