Poetry

Rainflowers

Rainflowers Cover

This is Marilyn's first published book. Complete with her delicate ink drawings, the volume enjoyed commercial success locally, and served as expressions of longing and heartbreak for many a BYU coed.
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I Have Lost My Heart Again. I Pray I Will Not Lose My Head. Amen.

I Have Lost My Heart Cover

This quip is the title of Marilyn's second book of love poetry, published shortly after Rainflowers. The poetry is short and humorous, attempting to cheer the heartbroken.
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The Grandmother Tree

The Grandmother Tree Cover

Vontella Kimball, famous nationally as an assistant to Helena Rubenstein, commissioned Marilyn to write these poems about her childhood. The book includes poignant scenes of the old blacksmith and the Old Horse Jack, plus the "cure" for everything with Brigham Tea.
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Seven Ways of Looking at Watercress Farm

Seven Ways cover

A take-off on Wallace Steven's poetry, this small volume was published as a Christmas gift. The first poem won an honorable mention and will be included in the 2011 Great Poems of the World anthology.
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