Alert to Glory by Sally ItoAlert to Glory by Sally Ito

Alert to Glory

bySally Ito

Paperback | September 15, 2011

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Plunging deep into the soul, Sally Ito renders a spiritual examination like no other in her new poetry collection, Alert to Glory. With this cohesive meditation of creativity, motherhood and poetry, Ito discerns spiritual gifts in daily acts of raising children and writing. Her images tie in to profound moments with clear, fearless language: a clematis vine ceases to exist when the speaker is distracted by a poem - her first child. "I'm the poem, he says./Look at me!" Children's teeth falling out, the endless exhaustion of mother's work, and the sight of an old baby carriage connect to deeper insights.
Born in Taber, Alberta, Sally Ito is a writer, editor, and translator living in Winnipeg with her husband and two children. Currently, she is an instructor of Creative Writing and a blog contributor to a children's multicultural literary blog. To express a deep abiding love for things 'visible and invisible' is what she aspires to in w...
Title:Alert to GloryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:92 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.25 inPublished:September 15, 2011Publisher:Turnstone PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0888013795

ISBN - 13:9780888013798

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