Calling into the Dark, Poems by Martha Orton
Martha Orton's second poetry collection describes a range of inner and outer experiences with loving appreciation for the colorful complexity of life and relationships. It expresses a warmth and richness of feeling, sometimes with wry detachment, and other times with tenderness and poignancy. Readers of Calling into the Dark will find themselves on a gentle journey of observation and reflection that leaves them with a sense of gratitude and grace.
MARTHA ORTON is a poet, scholar, and dedicated environmentalist. In addition to poetry, she is the author of books and essays on spiritual psychology. At home in the Blue Ridge mountains in her native Virginia, she finds fulfillment in the mountain landscape and enjoys the companionship of her husband, Robert, and two entertaining dogs.