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The poems in An Honest Hunger evince this kind of hunger for God, which is why they can't resist wisecracks, even about God, even in the midst of suffering--especially in the midst of suffering. The poems, in forms ranging from free verse to sonnets, arise from diverse topics and occasions--coming of age and aging, family, mortality, faith, doubt, cosmology, wildlife, small towns, marketing, poetry, organized religion, fishing, and gardening. At times poignant, at times buoyant, the collection risks irreverence for the sake of authentic reverence. As the poem ""Big Weepy"" explains: ""Judgment…mehr

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The poems in An Honest Hunger evince this kind of hunger for God, which is why they can't resist wisecracks, even about God, even in the midst of suffering--especially in the midst of suffering. The poems, in forms ranging from free verse to sonnets, arise from diverse topics and occasions--coming of age and aging, family, mortality, faith, doubt, cosmology, wildlife, small towns, marketing, poetry, organized religion, fishing, and gardening. At times poignant, at times buoyant, the collection risks irreverence for the sake of authentic reverence. As the poem ""Big Weepy"" explains: ""Judgment Day is a big joke in the right light./The laughter knocks you down to your knees.""
Autorenporträt
Robert Lowes is an independent journalist whose poetry has appeared in The New Republic, December, Tampa Review, Big Muddy, The American Journal of Poetry, The Christian Century, The Journal of the American Medical Association, and other publications. He is an active member and former president of the St. Louis Poetry Center. For more information, please visit www.robertlowes.com.