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L. Ward Abel’s poetry has created a world that hovers between silence and high intensity using the imagery of his native rural Georgia as a vehicle, exploring such diverse concepts as the sound a falling limb makes along with real or perceived threats to our civilization, weaving in and out of personal observations, fears and hope.  In the process, besides the poet discovering his own perspectives, concerns, and a life that “conjures death, replicating, crowding out what it brings and dispatches,” he gives the reader a multifaceted approach to a simple concept of trying to live peacefully in our tumultuous environment.