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Thanks for your interest in my work. My most recent book, a collection of poems entitled Slim Blue Universe, is available from Amazon or Mayapplepress.com. Information about all my other books can be found under the "All Books" tab. If you want to contact me, you are welcome to send me an email at elerman1@optonline.net

Description: Slim Blue Universe is the seventh collection of poetry from acclaimed author Eleanor Lerman. Her work speaks to us in different voices—the Woodstock generation grown older, social activists still raging at the powers that be, lovers remembering days of paradise, and lonely dreamers still dreaming of better days to come—that weave together both the joys of life and its many afflictions. The poems in this collection ache with longing for what has been lost along the journey through a life shaped by the volatile middle years of the 20th century and with a yearning to look beyond the human horizon to whatever mysterious pathways may lie just up ahead. As poet Kevin Patrick Sullivan has noted, Lerman's work is a guidebook for learning to understand "[W]here we have been, how it has been along the way and where we might be going. There is joy in the recognition and yet something unnerving. Whether dealing with the large truths of this life or the small daily occurrences these poems remind us of our human ambiguity—we are all over the place; life is hard; life is good; life is what life does, moment by moment and that is the challenge she presents us: to string the good moments together, breath after breath, now and forever."