From the studio of a sculptress battling against the restrictions of old age and a debilitating illness comes this beautiful collection of verse - a paean to the power of affection, the senses and the will to continue creating. Some of Dorothy Robbins's poems have the harmonics and grace notes of a prayer. Others are layered with a rich sensuality born of the poets tactile response to flesh and form as a sculptress. Some again are pure revellings in landscape and visual impression. In these verse recollections, creative fire and enthusiasm provide a lifeline, an antidote to the aging process. 'Beats From Heartland' takes the reader through the whole gamut of emotional responses to end, suitably enough, on a firm note of optimism. It is a message for all of us.
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Book Description Upfront Publishing, 2003. Book Condition: New. This item is printed on demand for shipment within 3 working days. Bookseller Inventory # GM9781844260614