April is National Poetry Month!!!
To celebrate and to encourage us all to read more poetry, here are seven of our favorite poetry collections from the last five years!
ALSO, check out our lists of
CLASSIC and CONTEMPORARY poets
that you should know…
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[easyazon_link identifier=”161261857X” locale=”US” tag=”douloschristo-20″]What Will Soon Take Place: Poems[/easyazon_link]
What Will Soon Take Place is an imaginative journey through the book of Revelation. It offers a poet’s view of the prophetic, not in the sense of seeking out clues to the “end times,” but a means of taking this strange, fantastic book of scripture and letting it read its way into personal lives. This is not prophecy as foretelling, but forth-telling: telling us the truths of our lives in the light of God’s light. But rather than escape into some safe, heavenly realm, the poems return to our homes and meet us in the form of our neighbors, persecuted believers, and in shopping malls with vivid, edged-up language and the authority to believe and doubt at once.