Helping the Morning

New and Selected Poems

Jeanne Murray Walker

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Subject Category: Poetry
Length: xvi + 269 pages
Size: 6 x 9 inches
Binding: paper
Published: April 2014
ISBN: 978-1-60226-014-6


Jeanne Murray Walker's award-winning poems have been published in The American Poetry Review, Poetry, The Atlantic Monthly, The Georgia Review, Shenandoah, The Christian Century, Blackbird, Image and several hundred other journals. They have been collected into seven books published between 1985 and 2009 by a variety of presses, including the University of Illinois Press and Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing.

Helping the Morning: New and Selected Poems offers Walker's most recent poems as well as a "best of" collection of poems from each of her previous books. Poem after poem, Walker opens windows through which she and the reader may step into amazement, epiphany, revelation.

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Full Table of Contents & Selected Poems [PDF]

Table of Contents


New Poems

Nailing Up the Home Sweet Home
(Cleveland State University Poetry Center, 1980)

Fugitive Angels
(Dragon Gate Press, 1985)

Stranger Than Fiction
(Quarterly Review of Literature, 1992)

Coming into History
(Cleveland State University Poetry Center, 1990)

Gaining Time
(Copper Beech Press, 1997)

A Deed to the Light
(University of Illinois Press, 2004)

New Tracks, Night Falling
(Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing, 2009)

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