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KARLA MORTON - Constant State of Leaping

Friday, June 19, 2015 - 7:00pm
603 N Lamar Blvd
Austin, TX 78703-5413
Constant State of Leaping Cover Image
ISBN: 9781680030129
Availability: Backordered. Place an order and we will let you know when to expect your book.
Published: Texas Review Press - December 8th, 2014


Friday, June 19 at 7PM

Texas Poet Laureate
speaking & signing
Constant State of Leaping






This collection, Morton’s tenth, is a bold book of poetry delving into risks. It’s the moving forward; the constant discovery of new things. Using a combination of quotes, mythological images, and exquisite metaphors from nature, Morton delivers poems that describe the absolute urgency of giving one’s heart over to life, the burning drive to have faith in the world, the insistence that everything, in its own way, is holy. This book is unfettered joy.


KARLA K. MORTON, resident of Denton and  2010 Texas Poet Laureate, is a member and Councilor of the Texas Institute of Letters.  Described as “one of the most adventurous voices in American poetry,” she is a Betsy Colquitt Award Winner, twice an Indie National Book Award Winner, and is the author of nine books of poetry. .

Thank you for supporting Karla Morton and your local independent bookstore!