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In new collections, four Kansas City poets reflect on matters of faith

William Blake asks, “Tyger! Tyger! burning bright, in the forests of the night, what immortal hand or eye could frame thy fearful symmetry?” This question from the 18th century continues to challenge contemporary writers.

The spiritual quest to understand that “fearful symmetry” inspires poets to renew psalms, testaments and moral reflection in recent publications by Robert Stewart, Scott Cairns, Catherine Anderson and Jericho Brown. Read more.


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