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publisher: Black Moss Press

Under the Weight of Heaven

Writing from the Abbey of Gethsemeni

edited by John B. Lee

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publisher: Black Moss Press
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The Abbey of Gethsemani is one of the most famous monasteries in the world. In this new Black Moss anthology, poet John B. Lee has pulled together a remarkable collection of writing about the Abbey by authors who have stayed there and by monks who have lived there. Against the backdrop of this writing is the presence of the late poet and philosopher Thomas Merton who made this Abbey famous with his book Seven Storey Mountain.

About the Author
John B. Lee's prodigious output began with his first publication Poems Only a Dog Could Love in 1976 and now has well over 50 books. Prize Winner for Winston Collins/Descant Prize for the Best Canadian Poem, John B. Lee lives in Port Dover, Ontario, Canada where he works as a full time author.He is the Poet Laureate of Brantford & Norfolk County. He is also an Honourary Life Member of The Canadian Poetry Association.His work has appeared internationally in over 500 publications, and has been translated into French, Spanish, Korean, Hungarian and Chinese. He has read his work in nations all over the world including South Africa, France, Korea, Cuba, Canada and the United States.
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John B. Lee is Canada's most prolific poet. He is a three-time recipient of the Milton Acorn People's Poetry Award, the Eric Hill Award of Excellence in Poetry and has won another 60 prestigious national and international awards for his writing.

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