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May 26, 2015
| ISBN 9780143128069
May 26, 2015
| ISBN 9780698195066
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May 26, 2015 | ISBN 9780143128069
May 26, 2015 | ISBN 9780698195066
A new collection from the awardwinning poet and author of the bestselling novel Gap CreekIn the words of Poetry magazine, Robert Morgan’s poems “shine with beauty that transcends locale.” The work in his newest collection, rooted in his native Blue Ridge Mountains, explores the mysteries and tensions of family and childhood, the splendors and hidden dramas of the natural world, and the agriculture that supports all culture. Morgan’s voice is vigorous and exact, opening doors for the reader, finding unexpected images and connections. The poems reach beyond surfaces, to the strange forces inside atoms, our genes, our heritage, and outward to the farthest movements of galaxies, the dark energy we cannot explain but recognize in our bones and blood, in our deepest memories and imagination.
Col. Robert Morgan, USAFR, Ret., was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross with two Oak Leaf Clusters and the Air Medal with nine Oak Leaf Clusters. An avid flyer, he lived with his wife, Linda, in Asheville, North Carolina until his death… More about Robert Morgan
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