Falling Into Flowers

Lynne Barnes was born in Georgia and moved to New York City in 1968 with a front row ticket to Hair, before migrating to San Francisco in 1969, two years after the Summer of Love She has worked as a nurse on psych emergency units and oncology wards, and as a librarian in San Francisco s Public Libraries She was part of a commune that thrived for twenty years in the HaighLynne Barnes was born in Georgia and moved to New York City in 1968 with a front row ticket to Hair, before migrating to San Francisco in 1969, two years after the Summer of Love She has worked as a nurse on psych emergency units and oncology wards, and as a librarian in San Francisco s Public Libraries She was part of a commune that thrived for twenty years in the Haight Ashbury She lives with her beloved partner, Carole.
Falling Into Flowers Lynne Barnes was born in Georgia and moved to New York City in with a front row ticket to Hair before migrating to San Francisco in two years after the Summer of Love She has worked as a n

  • Title: Falling Into Flowers
  • Author: Lynne Barnes
  • ISBN: 9781421837703
  • Page: 350
  • Format: Paperback
  • 1 thought on “Falling Into Flowers”

    1. 2017 Rainbow Awards Honorable Mention: Falling Into Flowers Lynne Barnes1) An absolutely gorgeous collection of poems that paint vivid pictures of specific moments in time and space—both in American culture, and in the poet’s own life. The style reminds me of the beat poets—spare and raw, with every word conveying a world of meaning—and many of the poems touch a time in American history that is very dear to me. This is a wonderful collection, and very worth your time.2) Rich settings. I [...]

    2. Powerfully evocative, in both execution and style, of specific moments in history, both personal and cultural. Absolutely gorgeous in every way.

    3. A true warrior poet who has collected her dispatches from the battles she fought against a world out of balance. Like any war chronicle, there are elegiac dispatches, the frightening reports of the near death of the author, the pain of failed campaigns, the stolen moments of pure joy and the swirling lost history of the time sadly fading. Throughout, we see the strength that carried the author through this campaign, fought with the weapons of love and understanding, a poet taking the time to com [...]

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