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The Tender, Wild Things Diane Jarvenpa

The Tender, Wild Things

Diane Jarvenpa

Published October 1st 2007
ISBN : 9780898232363
Paperback
60 pages
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This rapturous journey through poetry takes the reader through reclaiming a Finnish heritage, seasons of a childless marriage, the decision to adopt a child from China, nurturing the poet’s mother through a final illness, and finding consolation in “MoreThis rapturous journey through poetry takes the reader through reclaiming a Finnish heritage, seasons of a childless marriage, the decision to adopt a child from China, nurturing the poet’s mother through a final illness, and finding consolation in “the wild, tender things.”Diane Jarvenpa is a Minnesota native whose grandparents all emigrated from Finland. She has received grants from the Minnesota State Arts Board and, as Diane Jarvi, performs folk and world music in Europe, Australia, and the United States.