This book is a collaborative work of Ted Goodden?s ceramic sculptures and Cornelia Hoogland?s poems. Specifically, they are responding through image and text to the 64 hexagrams contained in the ancient book of wisdom, the I Ching, or Book of Changes. Cosmic Bowling's calm weather lands in the midst of twitter storms in which everybody wants to start a conversation. Here's a conversation -- facilitated through visual art and poetry -- that's been going on for three millennia, one that asks the perennial question: How should we live now?
Both picture book and just-so story, Glory Boy fuses the epic quality of myth with the lyricism of a folk-tale to create a compelling contribution to deep ecology. Here is a dream book with the power to wake you up to the fragile beauty of this world. Ted Goodden?s stained glass windows have a rare strength and clarity to ?let us see more than we could ourselves, and to bring nature up to us and near to us. David M. Bentley, Western U. Part emotional excavation and part memorial, Trailer Park Elegy is a deeply moving mediation on how to be present when the 'worst has already happened. ' An intensely poignant, heart-rending read. Jim JohnstoneHoogland has nailed it in this chilling contemporary re-telling of the age-old tale (Little Red Riding Hood in Woods Wolf Girl). Hoogland makes us see the world from various angles and perspectives, including the wolf?s. Layered and smart as hell. Jeanette Lynes
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