Ken Slone's At Home in the Mountains: Poems PDF

By Ken Slone

Accepting this invitation of Ken Slone into the realm embodied in his poetry, the reader unearths himself in a spot that encompasses the soul of Appalachia. those commencing strains from the 1st poem within the assortment, At domestic within the Mountains, introduce us to an international that gratifies the senses, the sentiments, and the spirit. The experience of position, of time and kinfolk are so robust that one feels an instantaneous kinship with the author, and hears his personal middle solution: "Yes. this can be what i do know and suppose approximately my home."

A local of Johnson County, Slone grew up within the east Kentucky mountains close to Paintsville, Kentucky, and from earliest youth started to soak up the essences of the zone that might later be distilled in his poetry.

The poems during this booklet take the reader to a homeplace the place friends and family are of maximum significance, and the place the unbroken continuum of existence and loss of life is a reason for pleasure. –– excerpt from the advent through Laura Weddle

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