A deep drink of human joy and sorrow. Songs of Living Aware, richly.
"By the end of this chapbook, Bob has become as real as your crazy uncle.
“Barbara Schmitz is the Lucinda Williams of the poetry world.”
“. . . chillingly honest. Schmitz is a courageous poet. She tells us the truth.”
Intense narrative poems about poet’s pilgrimage to Israel
"Schmitz endeavors to understand 'the mystery and beauty of being alive.' I name her the Queen of Constancy for her devotion to meditation and never letting up of giving up on her spiritual journey. Enjoy the rich trip."
-- Natalie Goldberg,
author of Writing Down the Bones