A Slender Grace: Poems

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A Slender Grace is Rod Jellema's first collection of poetry since his highly praised The Eighth Day appeared almost twenty years ago. In this volume, which consists of 67 poems, almost all of them new, Jellema confronts a culture that loves bigness with poems that notice what is slender -- the thin lines, the threads by which some things hang, the narrow crevices through which divine grace offers to reconcile humans to each other and to the Creator. These beautifully crafted pieces are not "religious poems" in the usual ...

A Slender Grace: Poems 2004, William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, Grand Rapids, MI

ISBN-13: 9780802827821

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