Mrs. Noah Takes the Helm

Mrs. Noah Takes the Helm

Poems

Book - 2014
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Mrs. Noah Takes the Helm by Elizabeth Schultz reveals the vibrating relationships among humans and animals, examining how catastrophes disturb these relationships, how the resulting tremors connect us, and how we survive together, learning from one another. In those poems cast in the voice of Mrs. Noah, she appears as an avatar for all humans, especially for women, capable of facing disaster with ingenuity, good humor, courage, and compassion. Alternating with the Mrs. Noah poems are those in which animals are represented in diverse places and spans of time, where they may face life-threatening conditions, but where they also survive to model for us lives of dignity, perseverance, and mystery.
Publisher: Cincinnati, OH : Turning Point Books, [2014]
ISBN: 9781625491039
1625491034
Branch Call Number: 811.54 SCHULTZ
Characteristics: 89 pages ; 23 cm

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Inspiration From Elizabeth Schultz, Intrepid Advocate & Author

I've written to share my admiration for environmental and social justice leaders before, as well as to celebrate local authors; however, I haven't yet shined the spotlight on Lawrence-based scholar, poet and essayist Elizabeth (Beth) Schultz. Her writing shares connections to the natural world in thoughtful prose and poetry and her influential work to further environmental conservation and… (more)


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Reading these story-like poems evokes irresistible curiosity to discover more of the wild world. I’ve been fortunate to experience the surprise wildlife sightings evoked in the poem titled, “Tales of the Wild” and I hope for many more!

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LPL_ShirleyB Mar 29, 2019

A highly recommended recent discovery; this is fun, poetic flash-fiction-like reverence for wildlife!


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LPL_ShirleyB Mar 29, 2019

A highly recommended recent discovery; this is fun, poetic flash-fiction-like reverence for wildlife!

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