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What truths do you carry in your heart? Whimsical mixed-media paintings complement this gathering of finely crafted 29 poems that deftly combine wordplay, wisdom, solace, and inspiration. Noting that words have the power to change lives, this unique collection draws upon ancient oral traditions to offer chants, charms, blessings, spells, invocations, laments, and praise songs that capture the essence of modern life. As poet Joyce Sidman explains in the introduction, "Finding phrases to match the emotion inside us still brings an explosive, soaring joy.
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