Playing Time in Tongues (Paperback)
"With this rich first collection of prose poetry, Vita Lerman's contemplations on time, memory, creative process, and transformation crystalize a reality where the personal is mythical, death is a paramour, and longing is elementally human. In spare, kaleidoscopic fragments, she channels chant and mysticism, form and breath, to embody landscape, image, desire, and communion-evoking a visionary and sacred feminine. These metaphysical and allusive meditations reveal a deep yearning for rapture and transcendence, through time, beyond time. In a clear, confident voice, Playing Time in Tongues rejoices in subtlety, surprise, and wonder. A celebration."
-Nina Marks author of Make Shift Sonnets