The World Began with Yes (Paperback)

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Erica Jong has never stopped writing poetry. It was her first love and it has provided inspiration for all her other books. In a dark time, she celebrates life. Her title comes from the Brazilian genius Clarice Lispector who was deeply in love with life despite many tragedies. Life challenges us to celebrate even when our very existence is threatened. Never have we needed poetry more. Jong believes that the poet sees the world in a grain of sand and eternity in a wild flower--as Blake wrote. Her work has always stressed the importance of the lives of women, women's creativity, and self-confidence. She sees her role as a writer as inspiring future poets to come.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781597098465
ISBN-10: 1597098469
Publisher: Red Hen Press
Publication Date: April 16th, 2019
Pages: 96
Language: English