Poetry. "Stuart Kestenbaum is a poet of immense fluency, elegance, and deep humanity. I bow to his work"--Naomi Shihab Nye. "Stuart Kestenbaum writes the kind of poems I love to read, heartfelt responses to the privilege of having been given a life. No hidden agendas here, no theories to espouse, nothing but life, pure life, set down with craft and love"--Ted Kooser. Kestenbaum is the author of two previous poetry collections, Pilgrimage and House of Thanksgiving, and is the director of the Haystack Mountain School of Crafts on Deer Isle, Maine.