Love in all its many forms stands at the heart of Annabelle Moseley’s The Fish Has Swallowed Earth. The fish of the title poem may have “a hollow mouth full of stones,” but the poet certainly does not…
The Clock of the Long Now treats the subject of time in many forms. From myth and ancient scripture, to a clock that will keep time for the “deep future,” to time travel made possible through an historic house, and the light of poetry, this collection is a pilgrimage through measured time to sacred time. Written completely in sonnets, The Clock of the Long Now reminds of the individual clocks each of us carries within us always, the human heart.
Annabelle Moseley’s poems have the brilliance of objects found in holy places. They possess a certain kind of mystery and a “strange sort of zen” that keeps the reader spellbound. Let us be thankful for these poems of two worlds, the mortal and the spiritual. Simply put — they are charming.
Who could resist reading a book of poetry that honors those mentors who have opened the doors to the unexplored, who have shown us a new way of seeing, placed our lives on the passageway to our own creative expression?