Poetry

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    Three Mennonite Poets
    Jean Janzen
    (Good Books)
    This well-received collection features three poets who differ widely in culture and style, yet are rooted in common values. Yorifumi Yaguchi is a well-known Japanese poet and professor. Jean Janzen is a Fresno, California, poet whose work has appeared in many literary magazines, and David Waltner-Toews... [READ MORE]
    Snake in the Parsonage
    Jean Janzen
    (Good Books)
    Snake in the Parsonage includes the poems for which Jean Janzen received The Creative Writing Fellowship in Poetry from the National Endowment for the Arts. Selected by a panel of major poets. Once again Jean Janzen shows us life -- colored deeply and in irrepressible light. She finds both ecstasy and... [READ MORE]
    Poetry of Yorifumi Yaguchi
    A Japanese Voice In English
    Yorifumi Yaguchi
    (Good Books)
    Yorifumi Yaguchi is a nationally known poet in Japan. He was a child during World War II, watching while bombs split his countryside to pieces, while the neighbor girl fell prey to soldiers, while an American soldier crept into his home, hoping for rest and safety. Yaguchi's grandfather, a devout Buddhist... [READ MORE]
    Paper House
    Jean Janzen
    (Good Books)
    A cold wind, but not a bitter one, blows through the poems in this collection by celebrated poet, Jean Janzen. Here she writes about aging, intimate love, the bearing away of children, light, and as always, memory. A cold wind, but not a bitter one, blows through the poems in Part 1 of Jean Janzen's... [READ MORE]
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