Sending Messages Over Inconceivable Distances (The Bacchae Press, 2000)  $10.00. 


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Finalist for the Oregon Book Award, selected by Maxine Kumin.


This full-length collection contains the Chinese adoption poems of Heaven’s Net as well as many other poems.


“Lush and piercing, alive with the force of the journey, these poems bear witness and emerge singing.” –Robin Behn


"Few among us can find the words to convey with passion and dignity the most profound of human experiences – birth, death, love, loss and, for some of us, adoption, with its overt joy tinged by aching sadness. Here is an extraordinary poet with a vision so broad and deep and generous I felt she wrote of my adoption too." – Amy Klatzkin


“It is a brave book, worthy of recognition.” –Maxine Kumin


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