Author(s): Joy Ogier


Foreword by Kerry Carman, Botanical Artist FSBA (London), Writer and Consultant, Wylde Green Cottage, Masterton, New Zealand : " It is my very great pleasure to provide the foreword to chiaroscuro. Joy Ogier has a rare talent and a unique vision, using plant images as metaphors for human experiences and personalities. These crisp verbal portraits possess a luminosity and clarity that not only show deep insight into human nature but have a translucent quality, drawing aside for a moment the veil that separates us from truths only dimly perceived or partly suggested - enabling us, with her, to see into the heart of things, providing other deeper layers of meaning. 'chiaroscuro' makes a very special contribution to the body of poetry, inspired by plants and the natural world. It is a book I wish I had written."


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  • : 9780864694232
  • : Dunmore Press
  • : Dunmore Press
  • : 220x145mm
  • : books

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  • : Joy Ogier
  • : Hardback
  • : 143pp
  • : Colour photographs