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By Ken Slone

Accepting this invitation of Ken Slone into the area embodied in his poetry, the reader unearths himself in a spot that encompasses the soul of Appalachia. those starting strains from the 1st poem within the assortment, At domestic within the Mountains, introduce us to an international that gratifies the senses, the sentiments, and the spirit. The experience of position, of time and relations are so robust that one feels a right away kinship with the author, and hears his personal center solution: "Yes. this is often what i do know and consider approximately my home."

A local of Johnson County, Slone grew up within the east Kentucky mountains close to Paintsville, Kentucky, and from earliest adolescence started to take up the essences of the sector that may later be distilled in his poetry.

The poems during this ebook take the reader to a homeplace the place friends and family are of maximum significance, and the place the unbroken continuum of lifestyles and demise is a reason for pleasure. –– excerpt from the advent by means of Laura Weddle

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