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A Long, Wide Stretch of Calm

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A Long, Wide Stretch of Calm

by Melanie Green

The poems in A Long, Wide Stretch of Calm are an invitation to slow down, to rest deep into quiet and the contemplative. Melanie Green’s poetry explores the connection with the numinous—as well as speaking to the difficulty of living with a chronic illness.

About the Author

Melanie Green

Melanie Green grew up in the Pacific Northwest enjoying the outdoors and athletics, worked as a ski instructor, day care supervisor, and motorcycle sales person before contracting a chronic illness which now limits her physical activities. Her lifelong love for reading and writing persists, as well as an avid interest in wisdom, beauty, and that which connects us all. She is the author of two earlier poetry collections: Continuing Bridge and Determining Sky. She resides in Portland, Oregon.

 

 

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In A Long, Wide Stretch of Calm, Melanie Green establishes herself as an astute observer and reverent appreciator of worlds within and without. With the ease/ of non-striving (“Revelatoryâ€