- Poems to read the world
by Jay Ramsay and Karen Eberhardt Shelton
poets stand when faced with terrible events like September
11? Can they speak up for humanity? United by a passionate
belief that poetry cannot be neutral American poet Karen Eberhardt
Shelton and British poet, Jay Ramsay, send out a vital message
about how we can connect with each other across great divides.
Poetry that touches our hearts, awakens our perceptions and
moves us to action.
"Karen and Jay remind us that poetry is the home of
the soul." - Satish Kumar, editor of Resurgence
"Karen Eberhardt Shelton's work has a keen sense of the
land and the eternal, and gathers in the small joys and sorrows
of life." - David Bromige, Poet Laureate of Sonoma County,
"A most accomplished writer" - Simon Jenkins, The
"Poetry here is performing its true duty through Jay
Ramsay, restoring us to innocence and celebrating its rites."
- Lindsay Clarke, author of The Chymical Wedding
"It is interesting and brings poetry very close to life
- or life very close to poetry. Both of these. You are making
your mark and it is a mark of love." - Kathleen Raine
"Jay's poems have travelled all around Afghanistan with
me, from Herat to Kabul and were a wonderful calming retreat."
- Christina Lamb, Sunday Telegraph diplomatic correspondent
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