Rachel Kann (Fiction, Poetry) | Los Angeles, CA
- A Prayer on Behalf of the Broken Heart (Finishing Line Press, 2017). Poetry.
Blurbs, Press & Reviews
Each piece in this collection sails lyrically through the grimy sea of human imperfection. And at the conclusion, the shoreline, of so many of these poems, the speaker reveals a counterintuitive secret: Beneath the murky waters of our fallibility resides—has always resided—what is most Divine. This is a deep and beautiful book.
—Yehoshua November on A Prayer on Behalf of the Broken Heart
Kann’s piercing truth telling resonates throughout 10 for Everything. The stories weave together in songs of wanting and hope, without providing tidy answers and comfortable, predictable story lines. 10 for Everything gives us permission to be imperfectly human, allowing the reader to relax stiffened shoulders and weary hearts with the understanding that life and love are not the glossy images we’re fed but something deeper and more genuine.
—Aldra Robinson for Mediacake Magazine on 10 for Everything