Tuesday, February 05, 2008

poemifying the missionary life

So the Moon Would Not Be Swallowed is a book of poems by D. S. Martin. They are based on letters his grandparents wrote home when they were missionaries in China from 1923 to 1951.

Sample poems are here and here.

My review of this excellent little book is here.


paul maurice martin said...

That Chinese Evangelist poem sure is vivid.

violet said...

Paul, it really is a little gem of a book.

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