A Greater Sound By Far

by Skylar Hamilton Burris

 

A Greater Sound by Far is available in both Kindle and paperback. The book was originally released in 2014, and a second edition was published in 2015.

 

Sonnets, ballads, couplets, ottava rima, haiku, and unbound free verse . . . you’ll find it all in this diverse collection of poetry from the pen of Skylar Hamilton Burris. If you have ever wrestled with faith, felt the ache or joy of love, or witnessed the death of someone close to you, these poems will offer you a chance for reflection, inspiration, and solace.

 

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Many of the poems included in A Greater Sound by Far were previously published in magazines and literary journals:  

 

"A Greater Sound By Far." Aim: America's Intercultural Magazine. 20.4 (Winter 1993-4): 47. The Red and Blue. 54.3 (October 1996): 23. Wide Awake. 4.2 (Fall 1996): 20.

 

"A Poet's Pain." Positive Prospector. 20 (August 1995): 2.

 

"Another Beggar at the Door." Wide Awake. 4.2 (Fall 1996): 20. Society of St. Andrew Report. 15.2 (1999): 4.

 

"Comfort." The Ascent. Spring 1994: 49.

 

"Confederate." The Poet's Pen. 12:1 (1999): 23.

 

"Faith." Dreambuilding Crusade. 4.2 (1995): 6.

 

"Gray World." Wide Awake. 3.1 (Spring 1995): 21.

 

"He Stoops to Conquer" Bible Advocate. 134.8 (Fall 2000): 23.

 

"I Was Not Told." Wide Awake. 3.1 (Spring 1995): 21. Ancient Paths. Issue 3 (Fall 1999): 14.

 

“Imprint.”  The Lyric. 81.4 (Fall 2001): 122.  Ancient Paths. 9 (Fall 2002): title page.

 

"In Spring." The Ascent. Fall 1993: 44.

 

"Lament For A Divided Nation." Valley Morning Star. January 20, 1999.

 

"Last Thoughts." Straight. April 16, 1995: 9. Princess. Spring 1995: 5.

 

"Let Me Rage." Time of Singing. 27.1 (Spring 2000): 22.

 

"My Grace." About Such Things. 4.2 (Spring 2000): 4.

 

"My Mind is a Fine Machine." The Ascent. Fall 1993: 49.

 

"My True Love." Princess. Spring 1995: 5.

"New Love." Lines and Rhymes. 7.1 (1995): 3.

 

"Not By Bread Alone." St. Linus Review. Fall 2005.

 

"The Palsied Man." St. Linus Review. Spring 2005.

 

"Shadow." The Lyric. 77.1 (Winter 1997): 6. Time of Singing. 26.3 (1999): 12.

 

"Silent Stains." Adoration. 1.3 (Summer 200): 8.

 

"Sometimes I Dream."  The Penwood Review. 4.2 (Fall 2000): 7.

 

"Spring." The Ascent. Fall 1993: 44.

 

"Summer." Voicings from the High Country. Spring 2003: 28.

 

"The Balm of Gilead." Standard. 69.52 (December 28, 2003): 5

 

"The Glory of Home." The Green Tricycle. Issue 3 (1999). Online. Head in the Clouds (first place poetry contest). Online. The Fellowship Link. Fall 2002: 18.

 

"The Lesson." Sacred Journey. 51.4 (August 2000): 45. Blackwidow's Web of Poetry.  14 (Sept/Dec. 2003): 2.

 

"The Paths." Silver Wings. 35 (2003): 12.

 

"Thief." The Ascent. Spring 1994: 48.

 

"Thirst." The Poet's Pen. 12.1(1999): 22.

 

"Though Not Divine." Straight from the Heart. August 2000. 

 

"To Forget." The Ascent. Fall 1993: 35.

 

"Town of Truthfulness." Wide Awake. 4.2 (Fall 1996): 20.

 

"Westminster Abbey." Adoration. 1.2 (Summer 2000): 20.

 

"What Yet Can You Perceive?" Tucumcari Literary Review. 94 (July/August 1999): 24. Spring Hill Review 3.6 (June 2003): 12.

 

"Why, Little Boy." Nomad's Choir. 5.4 (1997): 7. Wide Awake. 4.2 (Fall 1996): 20.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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