Pineapple Wine: Poems of Maui
by Jill Jennings
Fort Myers, Florida resident Jill Jennings has completed her third full-length book of poetry, this one a chronicle of the years she spent living in Kihei, Maui. Come along with her and find out who is a haole, and who is a kama aina; taste a Hawaiian mixed plate lunch and try some pineapple wine from up island. Experience a tree in Lahaina that takes up two whole city blocks, and visit some of the best beaches in the world. In this collection of poems, every day is pau hana Friday, and we all look better in an aloha shirt!
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Dead Man’s Flower (2012) Poems of loss and longing; family love and disconnection, grief and recovery, homesickness and wanderlust, Europe, Maui and the Mainland dominate this collection. Follow the award-winning author as she pulls up stakes and moves to Kihei, Maui, Hawaii, where she encounters a world of the sacred and the commercial, of rain forests and desert, beaches with a history and locals who love to tell her about it; while back home in Georgia her old life keeps evolving and her family is growing smaller and smaller. $12.95
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ill Jennings may be reached at www.jilljennings.org or firstname.lastname@example.org
The Poetry Alarm Clock, by Jill Jennings
The Poetry Alarm Clock (2008) In this book you will meet a drunk with smeared lipstick who shows up only at midnight; a lady enshrined forever on a restaurant wall; a little boy with Shaken Child Syndrome who just wants a home; a colonel in the Army who wears orange socks; and a factory worker in a drug plant who runs out of pills for herself. Award-winning poems set like jewels in a jester’s crown, this collection will appeal to you, even if you hated poetry in high school. $11.95
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