What Comes of Waiting
Some people flow in and out of our lives like water -- rushing through like a stream, surrounding us like a peaceful lake, then maybe traveling on to the sea. Some people are more like rocks: sturdy, stable, reliable -- always there. This collection of poems introduces the reader to people who voluntarily leave us as well as those we lose without their choice, much sooner than we would wish. Some of these poems embrace the people who endure, those who stay with us through sorrow and joy.
About KB Ballentine (Chattanooga, Tennessee Author)
Ballentine’s fifth collection, Almost Everything, Almost Nothing, was published in 2017 by Middle Creek Publishing. Two collections, The Perfume of Leaving and What Comes of Waiting, won the 2016 and 2013 Blue Light Press Book Awards. Published in many print and online journals, her work also appears in In Plein Air (2017), Carrying the Branch: Poets in Search of Peace (2017), River of Earth and Sky: Poems for the Twenty-first Century (2015), Southern Poetry Anthology, Volume VI: Tennessee(2013) and Southern Light: Twelve Contemporary Southern Poets (2011).
Ballentine received her MFA in Poetry from Lesley University, Cambridge, MA. She currently teaches high school English, theatre, and creative writing and adjuncts for a local college.
Learn more about KB Ballentine at www.kbballentine.com.