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Sailing Into Sunset

Ann W. Borger (Author)

ISBN: 0-7414-4120-9 ©2007
Price: $8.95
Book Size: 5.5'' x 8.5'' , 25 pages
Category/Subject: POETRY / General

These poems connect inner vision with the outer world. Through nature imagery and introspection, Ann chronicles life with the shock of a cloudburst and the subtlety of an icicle’s drip.

Sailing into Sunset makes a wonderful gift for a special woman. This poetry chapbook connects Ann Borger's inner vision with the outer world through nature imagery and introspection. She chronicles life’s passing with both the shock of a cloudburst and the subtlety of an icicle’s drip. Small poems illuminate the complexity of an American woman in the late 20th century. The title poem appears in the current issue of Perigee literary magazine,

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Customer Reviews

  Inspiring Reflections , 08/24/2007
Reviewer: Mary Rasp
Mrs. Borger shares deeply personal, yet universal reflections about relationships and human growth. Her imagery and introspection are deeply moving.

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  Emotions, Nature Captured in Verse , 09/27/2007
Reviewer: Nancy Moffett
From “Recipe for a Female Poet” to “Moon Day in Winter,” Ann Work Borger’s new chapbook, “Sailing into Sunset,” captures not only the beauty of the many faces of nature but also the emotions of a woman in middle age and beyond. For instance, in “Erosion” Ms. Borger confronts the passage of time saying, “I shrink so gradually…losing the list of what would bring me pleasure.” “Railroad Crossing” continues the theme of loss associated with aging with repeating refrains of cloudbursts and “the train arriving first,” while the poet’s momentum runs down. Sharp and soft descriptions of nature sparkle in “January Thaw” and “Foot Prints” observing the sights we so often miss as we rush through our lives. Herons, flowers, fields of soybeans and tasseled corn, a watercolor sky…Ms. Borger frames these sights in words that evoke colorful, lyrical pictures coupled with feelings of calm delight. Like the poem that carries the book’s title, Ms. Borger’s work moves the reader smoothly into the sunset, yet, at day’s end, brings her safely back into harbor.

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