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Leah Maines's Books

Beyond the River, 2nd edition
"Maines conducts a poet's inquiry into the meaning of life. Readers of this chapbook will discover some curious answers through these 20 often understated, at times sparsely elegant, but always accessible poems ranging from an extended verse on the preparation of dinner to a mother's dying whisper." --Rob Stout, The Cincinnati Enquirer "I enjoyed Maines' poems...
Looking to the East with Western Eyes, 4th edition
Leah Maines traces with delicate poetic brush strokes moments of love and tenderness, images of nature, feelings of joy, sometimes of sadness and slight unease-- like the hungry bird, I, too,am searching for sustenance andfind it in a rayof sun that fools the clouds andfor a moment I forget home...("During the Rainy Season") Like a Zen painting which always leaves an...