These poems explore the connections between us: family, friends, children, parents, strangers. There is a sense that not all is as it seems to be, that somewhere just beneath the thin skin of it all lies a sacredness waiting to be discovered.
Shawn Smucker is the author of the novel, The Day the Angels Fell, along with numerous non-fiction books including Building a Life Out of Words, How to Use a Runaway Truck Ramp, and Refuse to Drown. He lives with his wife and five children in the city of Lancaster, Pennsylvania. You can find him online at shawnsmucker.com.