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Voices of Light: Spiritual and Visionary Poems by Women from Around the World from Ancient Sumeria to Now #2020

Voices of Light Spiritual and Visionary Poems by Women from Around the World from Ancient Sumeria to Now These are the voices of women who throughout the ages yearned for self realization and union with the divine The words of the first known poet were chiseled on cuneiform tablets four thousand years

  • Title: Voices of Light: Spiritual and Visionary Poems by Women from Around the World from Ancient Sumeria to Now
  • Author: Aliki Barnstone
  • ISBN: 9781570622830
  • Page: 118
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Voices of Light: Spiritual and Visionary Poems by Women from Around the World from Ancient Sumeria to Now By Aliki Barnstone, These are the voices of women who, throughout the ages, yearned for self realization and union with the divine The words of the first known poet were chiseled on cuneiform tablets four thousand years ago Her name was Enheduanna she was a moon priestess and daughter of the king of Sumeria, a woman of power and privilege who wrote, From the doorsill of heaven comes the wThese are the voices of women who, throughout the ages, yearned for self realization and union with the divine The words of the first known poet were chiseled on cuneiform tablets four thousand years ago Her name was Enheduanna she was a moon priestess and daughter of the king of Sumeria, a woman of power and privilege who wrote, From the doorsill of heaven comes the word Welcome Millennia later, Emily Dickinson would write, Why do they shut Me out of Heaven Did I sing too loud Voices of Light brings together spiritual poems by women from around the world and allows these women to sing loudly, whether or not they were welcomed by the heavens or their own social situations Though often deprived of public position, women have long practiced the personal art of writing and so have been prepared to be our spiritual and visionary voices of light.

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    1. I never would have bought this collection just by its title I happened to hear someone reading Here I Am Once More by Moroccan poet Rachida Madani and was transfixed I had to have it.I don t think the editor and I share quite the same interests I haven t always been a huge fan of religious poems But this this is an extraordinary thing I don t think I could help giving this five stars just for being what it is A collection of poems by women from different countries, cultures, races, sexualities, [...]

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