Nov 29, 2022-- Danusha Lameris's poems have been called "wise, direct, and fearless" (American poet Dorianne Laux). She began writing poetry, as she believes many people do, from a place of heartbreak, and not knowing what to do with it. Her first book of poems, The Moons of August, came on the heels of a rapid succession of deep losses in her early 30s. "I've buried a lover, a brother, a son," she writes early on in the collection. Poetry allowed her to become intimate with world and life, down to the marrow. In the process, it enabled her to lay to bed some of the grief, freeing her to go to the edge of discovering joy and pleasure once again -- at the place where grief and pleasure live together, in the body. More in this profile piece. (2049 reads)
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Vocation is the place where our deep gladness meets the world's deep need.
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