Grain of Mustard Seed: Poems

Grain of Mustard Seed: Poems

May Sarton


A compilation of excessive, lively verse which explores the nation-states of faith, politics, nature, violence, and outdated age, may well Sarton offers a suite of socially charged but common poems. one of many many gemstones of this quantity is “The Invocation to Kali,” which explores a gloomy and harmful femininity. Sarton writes of “Crude energy that forges a stability / among hate and love,” discovering an amalgam of darkish and lightweight inside a unmarried act. This swish and nuanced paintings forges strong connections among undying rules and particular moments in historical past.

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