collected here are poems of the waking
life in which the poet honestly depicts
himself confused about the meaning of
events, though attentive to their drama.
In poem after poem Morris shows himself
to be the most sympathetic of observers
as the world--mainly the small town and
rural South--goes on its headlong, headstrong
of To the Green Man
poem is beautifully crafted and interesting.
is a section
on Appalachian Quilts,
an amazing collection of narrative poems.
The author's stories, and those of others
interweave in such a way that the whole
is alive and present even though the poems
are about the past. This book is perfectly
|~Mary Kay Rummel,
author of Green Journey, Red Bird,
& This Body She's Entered.