By Pattiann Rogers
“Pattiann Rogers is a visionary of fact, perceiving the fabric international with such depth of reaction that impulse, purpose, which means, interconnections past the outside of visual appeal are published. Her language, unmarred by way of clichés, springs up out of a feeling of ways a number of and ceaselessly remarkable are the sorts of lifestyles and the human skill to note them.” — Denise Levertov
Pattiann Rogers has gained acclaim as essentially the most unique voices in modern American poetry. The poems in her new assortment, Holy Heathen Rhapsody, embody and include the forces of the Earth and the inventive energy of its lifeforms in the entire wildness in their kinds. Love in those poems is a strength infused with an identical artistic strength and depth, the purest manifestation of the will-to-be. This imaginative and prescient and its making contend that even a shadow or a floating seed, a frond of eco-friendly or a middle of the night spider, even a mongrel puppy, wind over water, the human voice, the human witness, peace and guns, all?"every element and have encountered?"are totally endowed avid gamers within the dynamic tune of the Earth.