PRESS RELEASE- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE- MAR 8, 2006
ANASTASIA CLARK, poet,
announces the highly anticipated release of her latest book, Vagabond
Pond ($16.00 list). It is her fourth full length title to be published
by Sun Rising Poetry Press.
The book features uplifting poems such as “Straw Tavern:” Straw Tavern / Is a place we know: / In a secret barn / Hidden by snow- / Where wine drops And bread- / Are always free / And visitors / Can relinquish- / Their poverty. It also offers contemplative pieces such as “Whiskey Sunset:” There is a / Whiskey sunset / Baring down / On us- / A folding tent / Of neon light / Forcing a / Rainbow / Into the night.
The mesmerizing book cover, featuring an angel rising out of
a pond, was designed by prominent book cover artist, Donette Smock- who designs all of
Donald Levin, PhD, author of In Praise of Old Photographs (Little Poem Press, 2005), and Associate Professor of English at Marygrove College, begins the Foreword, “The poems in Anastasia Clark's new collection of poetry, Vagabond Pond, showcase her remarkable gift for finding exactly the right poetic image for engaging the world with her lyrical compassion.”
Nikki Giovanni, world-renown poet, and Professor of English at Virginia Tech, offers the back cover remarks and creates a signature poem herself to reflect her impression of Vagabond Pond.
Other titles by Clark, published by Sun Rising Poetry Press, include Grieving With Poetry (2004)- poems written after the death of her parents, Bloodsongs (2004)- poetry about women’s issues, Skeletons and Other Complaints (2004)- poetry about life’s challenges, and Electric Petticoats (Coming later in 2006)- poetry celebrating the spicier side of life. She is also the author of the POETRY PETALS collection- which is also published by Sun Rising Poetry Press. The themed booklets are designed for gift and floral baskets. Some of the titles include Healing Poems, Inspirational Poems, Romantic Poems, Nostalgic Poems and Humorous Poems.
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