Just as the terroir in which a wine is produced affects the vintage with its unique soil and climate, the poems in Something About the Light have the flavor of the San Joaquin Valley in which they are set: the barrenness side by side with agricultural abundance, the flora and fauna—and especially the light that suffuses everything.
About the Author:
Don Thompson and his wife, Chris, have lived most of their lives where they were born: in the farm country of the southern San Joaquin Valley. He has been writing about the region for over fifty years. For more information and links to his publications, visit his website, San Joaquin Ink (www.don-e-thompson.com).
26 pages, 20 poems