Dvora Levin (editor)
|Voices from the Edge|
are poems from unheard voices, tough words that arise from hope and sorrow, anger
and love. They come from the side of the street where light rarely reaches. Listen!
The poems were written with tears. Read them with joy.
is a rare glimpse into a world few of us will ever see, as strange and exotic
as a traveler’s tales from some remote destination. The irony is that these
poets live here, among us, doing hard time in hard places on the margins of our
polite society. The defining quality of their work is its authenticity-not artful
phrasing or carefully polished subtleties. The angst of the coffee-shop Bohemian
is nowhere to be seen. This is real, raw, flinch-inducing stuff that will challenge
you to keep reading and not turn away.
book of poetry provides a thoughtful, inspiring, and often challenging glimpse
into the world around us and the people who make up our community. The poems in
this book are remarkable – as are the poets who wrote them – offering
insights and experiences we all need to better understand.
A recovering management consultant rewiring her life, Dvora Levin has published two books of poetry, To Bite the Blue Apple and Sharav (Ekstasis Editions). She is an active member of Victoria’s poetry community through public readings and “poeming” unsuspecting citizens in the street, hotel lobbies and Laundromats. It is her passion to invite sex workers, addicts and the homeless to rise from their cold hard beds and speak their truth.
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