Let Autumn Come

Let Autumn Come

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Let Autumn Come is a compilation of thematically connected poems from my life in Merrick County, with memories reaching back to my Grand Island and Malcolm, Nebraska days. The title comes from many significant autumn events my life has entailed me, especially October. The tone and theme of the majority of poems revolve with the seasons of love and loss and are bathed in sweet Nebraska imagery. The title poem, qLet Autumn Come, q is where I find myself philosophically at this juncture in my writing life. This collection spans across the decades exposing tensions of a young girl in 1970s Nebraska, losing a beloved sister, realizing the differences between parents, falling in love, having children, watching family and friends divorce, losing both parents, all the while growing in devout faith. These poems, when read chronologically, portray the life of a young girl maturing along a woman's path towards great joy and contentment found in her faith, family, and life on the farm.2004. - - -. Local Wonders: Seasons in the Bohemian Alps. Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press, 2002. - - -. One World at a Time. Pittsburgh, PA: The University of Pittsburgh, 1985. - - -. The Poetry Home Repair Manual. Lincoln , NE:anbsp;...

Title:Let Autumn Come
Author:Judy Kay Lorenzen
Publisher:ProQuest - 2008


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