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The Ornament. | IRISH FIREBRANDS: A Novel ~ and Other Works by Christine Plouvier, Indie Author

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Announcing My New Chapbook!

Thank you for your kind support of my efforts to write poetry. Recently, I looked at the list of poems I’ve posted here, and I found fourteen! Then I realized that I’d produced enough poetry to publish it as a chapbook:

Heart, Head, Hand: A Writer’s Soul in Verse
Illustrated in full color
36 pp., 8.5″ x 8.5″

Available NOW at Lulu Press (ISBN 978-1-387-24924-4)

Coming Soon to CreateSpace
(ISBN-13: 9781979251075, 
ISBN-10: 197925107X) 

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Sky Chalice.

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Sky Chalice.

Ye ask why stay I
upon this green height?
Smiling, I cannot confess
how here my heart rests,
like a peach blossom
on the bosom
of a stream:
In heaven on earth,
why return to the world?

Text ©2016 Christine Plouvier
After Question and Answer on the Mountain, by Li Po (701 – 762) .
Thanks to Robert Okaji for revealing another inspiring work by this master!

Photo: Twelve Bens’ Six Peaks, by Misik Péter, via Wikimedia Commons

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