From Room to Room: Poems

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Alice James Books, 1978 - Poetry - 59 pages
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The poems in Jane Kenyon's first book are full of respect for a life deeply felt. Her vision apprehends the mystery beneath everyday circumstances and objects, from the thimble to the edges of the map. The final section is translations of six poems by Anna Akhmatova.

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I borrowed this after reading Dani Shapiro's "Still Writing: The Perils and Pleasures of a Creative Life." A lovely book of poems. Read full review

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This book is not very good. Kenyon seems to be able to write a single line that is good, but she can't finish the job. My problem is not with her style (simple, slice of life sort of things), the ... Read full review


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Jane is an audacious commentator; she does not shy away from controversy and certainly lives up to her Diva persona. Having spent the past 10 years working exclusively with women and teenage girls her voice has credibility and validity and her passion for potential is contagious. She inspires us to kick fake to the kerb; dump superwoman; let go of little miss perfect and show girls that being real and authentic is the only way to go. Through sharing her own courageous story and life lessons; to commenting on the state of feminism and misogyny; female entrepreneurship and the lack of parity at the top, Jane pulls no punches and her material is clear and well researched. Her conversational style and critique on the female agenda today is a breath of fresh air.

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