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Dig into Dig into this delectable journey through the dark, sensual, and ravishing poetry of Frank Watson. Ruminate the searing to the sultry as you absorb this haunting lilt of burning carnality. The poems ignite rapid and surprising shifts in focus and perspective as they twist and turn your preconceptions, allowing the implications to linger in your thoughts.
Vignette verses explore the workings of love, nature, spirituality, and dreams with sprinklings of tarot symbolism and jazzy blues. Together these verses contemplate the subtle underpinnings of a soft earth.
Beautifully illustrated in color with classic paintings.
Hear what reviewers and readers have said about In the Dark, Soft Earth
"An intoxicating, acutely observant collection where landscapes shift continuously and meaning is in a constant state of flux.
"Hints of the bittersweet endings of love and the spells made in this trance. The search for oneself in this journey of life.
-Chanelle Robinson, Goodreads
"We enter a consciousness where desire is a dream state, and I find myself longing to reunite with my Lover and give him the world's last drop of rain, or the raven moon, or a road he may travel that will never end.
"His poetry is haunting and evocative, and the beautiful art that intersperses the pages . . . captures the mood of his words perfectly.
-Rohase Piercy, Goodreads
"Honest, deep, soul-touching. I found this to be exactly what I needed to reveal deep-rooted pain and heal certain aspects of my own broken heart.
-Dana Johnson, Goodreads
"The poems take us through the spiritual world, through time and space, yet are always grounded in the imagery of nature.
-Julianne Davidow, MA, CMC, ACC, Author, Coach, Adjunct Writing Instructor, City College of New York