Head Lines: Poems and Provocations, A 60 Day Devotional to Personal Psalmistry by Will Schmit

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An elegantly written, earnest collection…

With this meditative collection of poems and essays, Schmit balances mysticism with a celebration of the everyday. Earnest and reflective with a continual undertone of humor, poems in the collection capture the essence of spirituality with a lyricism that rises from astute observations. In “New Rule,” Schmit explores the essence of true faith (It’s possible to have the Christ/in ways unbelievable to believers, /but to believe He has us, /that’s worth breaking bread). In “Cusp Overflows,” he marvels at the light the birth of a new baby brings in the life of people around her. Though Schmit’s forms vary (vacillating between long and short lines and stanzas), the underlying tone stays consistent throughout the book: there’s much to marvel at in everyday life and to explore the handiwork of God. Readers looking for spiritual renewal will find this beautifully crafted, perceptive collection worthy of their time.

 

Head Lines

Poems and Provocations, A 60 Day Devotional to Personal Psalmistry

by Will Schmit

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Living Parables of Central Florida, Inc.

Pub date April 15, 2019

ISBN 9781945976377

Price $14 (USD)



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