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Sútra is a Sanskrit word that literally means thread.  From its opening poem, Sútra, Maureen Sherbondy’s Scar Girl threads together a cautionary tale of a girl, scarred from life in a dysfunctional house, yet reaching for stars just out of reach.  There is a clever stirring in of Jack and Jill from nursery rhyme in a couple of poems, an appearance by King Kong in another, and a giant who annually tramples through her summer garden.  Maureen Sherbondy masterfully stitches together poems that employ metaphor and image to set up superb endings.                                                      ...
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Sútra is a Sanskrit word that literally means thread.  From its opening poem, Sútra, Maureen Sherbondy’s Scar Girl threads together a cautionary tale of a girl, scarred from life in a dysfunctional house, yet reaching for stars just out of reach.  There is a clever stirring in of Jack and Jill from nursery rhyme in a couple of poems, an appearance by King Kong in another, and a giant who annually tramples through her summer garden.  Maureen Sherbondy masterfully stitches together poems that employ metaphor and image to set up superb endings.

 

                                                                                    -- Barry Harris, Editor
                                                                                    Tipton Poetry Journal
SCAR GIRL, poems by Maureen Sherbondy
       Publisher: Finishing Line Press
       Available for pre-sale now
       $14.00
        

http://www.finishinglinepress.com/NewReleasesandForthcomingTitles.htm

          ISBN: 1-59924-836-0

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About Maureen

 Maureen Sherbondy grew up in Metuchen, New Jersey, and now resides in Raleigh, North Carolina, with her husband and three sons. Her poems have appeared in numerous publications, including European Judaism, Calyx, Feminist Studies, 13th Moon, Cairn, Comstock Review,...

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