IN EVERY CARNATION: The Body of God

IN EVERY CARNATION: The Body of God

by Barbara Knott

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ISBN-13: 9781635345469
Publisher: Finishing Line Press
Publication date: 07/06/2018
Pages: 102
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.24(d)

About the Author

Award-winning poet and fiction writer Barbara Knott hosts The Grapevine Art and Soul Salon, online literary and art journal that "muses on being and becoming human." She makes her home in Atlanta. Her writing has been recognized locally (a first prize for a short story by Atlanta Writers Club), nationally (a first prize for a poem by New Millennium Writings and a third prize for a short story by Writers at Work, as well as a novel shortlisted by the James Jones First Novel Fellowship competition), and internationally (a poem shortlisted by Fish Publishing of Ireland). This is her third collection of poems and first book published by Finishing Line Press. www.barbaraknott.net

Table of Contents

Preface ix

I. FORTUNATE FALL

Forbidden Fruit 1

Falling Apple Morsel 2

Sex and Death and Beetles 4

Study in Roundness 9

Where Orpheus Sings 11

Apples in the Cellar of Dread and Desire 13

Boxwood 16

Water Chestnut 18

Cradle of Red Clay 20

A Pair of Gloves 22

Pregnant Woman Tending an Alchemical Oven 23

Black Tulips 24

Turtle 26

View from the Night 27

Returning to Our Senses 28

Winter 29

The God Secret 36

Lady Bugs 37

Alone, But Not Alone 38

Sonnet to Psyche 39

II. WELLSPRING OF LONGING

Under Closed Eyelids 43

Red Camellias 44

Hair Combing 46

Golden Orb Weaver 47

Snapdragons 50

Syntax of Love 52

Fox Eyes 55

Your Laughter 58

Nightriding 59

III. LOST AND FOUND

Changing Room 63

Transcendental 64

Woman with a Bowl of Grapes 67

Body of God 68

Morning Glory 79

The Feather 80 Luna Moths 81

Sweetgum Tree 82

Sources for Quotations in Preface 83

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