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Washing The Color Of Water Golden
by Trish M. Shields  Edited by C.E. Laine 

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Books by Trish M. Shields
· Blue Collar Lesbian Erotica
· Honoring Motherhood
· Honoring Motherhood
· Coast Lines: Canadian Poets Communicate
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Poetry

Publisher:  Sun Rising Poetry Press ISBN-10:  193324223X
Pages: 

196

Copyright:  Mar 2006

The fallout of hurricanes Katrina and Rita have left most of us shaking with a new awareness about devastation, poverty, and how fleeting life can be.

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Soft cover, 196 pages, Sun Rising Poetry Press.


Excerpt

The Vagaries of Nature, Arrogance of Man

refusing to leave his dog
a floating man shakes his head
moving away from the chopper
the poison in the river
blinding him to the dangers
his dog has already faced

pluckrd from a slow death by starvation
many will think themselves rescued
harbouring wickedness within each cell
exposed to the vagaries of nature
and the arrogance of man




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Washing the Color of Water Golden
Washing the Color of Water Golden is a book that begins with Hurricane Katrina and ends, if it ends at all, in a new New Orleans, braver, smarter, and stronger for having gone through a terrible tragedy. Featured In Washing the Color of Water Golden, are fifty-five poets who were in various places when Katrina and Rita hit, and whose clarity of vision challenge us to repair our psyches, our national response plans, and our southern states.

Contirbutors include: Daniel Arsyn, Kelvin Bueckert, Mike Burch, Ginger Bush, Mike Cavanagh, Patricia Cresswell,Darin Cox, karyne de contreras, Echoes Ezzrai,John Gagnon, Linda Gayton, Michael Graber,Christine Hamm, T.S. Kerrigan, Kathy Kubik, Terry Lowenstein, Prasenjit Maiti, Yvette Merton,Corey Mesler, Alex Nodopaka, Kyle Richtig,Don Schaeffer, Trish Shields, Durlabh Singh,Monica Ellen Smith, Cheryl Snell with art by Janet Snell, Dan Stafford, Nikki Stewart,Brigit Truex, Lisa Zaran

Proceeds from the Sale of this book will will go toward Katrina Hurricane Relief and will benefit the surviors.

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