THE ALMOND LEAF
Earl McKenzie's poems are beautifully and deceptively simple, but their quirky crystalline observations record life in all its complexity. Patricia Harkins in The Caribbean Writer described his earlier Against Linearity as a 'book to cherish' for the particularity of its images from nature and 'his keen insight into human hearts'.
These qualities are deepened in this new collection, where the whiff of mortality demands an even stronger sense of continuance, affirmation and joy in love, family, music, art and, above all,in his beloved Jamaica.
Paperback: 64 pages
Publisher: Peepal Tree Press Ltd (April 28, 2008)
Product Dimensions: 5.3 x 0.3 x 8.2 inches
Shipping Weight: 12.6 ounces