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By Rod Jellema

A narrow Grace is Rod Jellema's first choice of poetry seeing that his hugely praised The 8th Day seemed virtually 20 years in the past. during this quantity, which is composed of sixty seven poems, just about all of them new, Jellema confronts a tradition that loves bigness with poems that detect what's narrow -- the skinny traces, the threads in which a few issues cling, the slim crevices wherein divine grace bargains to reconcile people to one another and to the Creator.

These superbly crafted items are usually not "religious poems" within the ordinary experience. As Jellema explains, "These poems separately are usually not religious message-bearers. nonetheless, it really is inevitable that my trust in a gorgeous global that's damaged and divinely redeemed -- even though it's not that i am preaching approximately it -- could be obtrusive throughout." And it really is, as Jellema takes a moment, deeper examine things like eco-friendly beans in all their glory, a lovesick lonely younger guy in a Laundromat, and his personal experience of the area whereas snorkeling within the crimson Sea.

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