The Raindrop's Gospel, by Maurya Simon
Winner of the Elixir Press Ninth Annual Poetry Awards. Maurya Simon is the author of nine books of poetry including Ghost Orchid (a 2004 National Book Award nominee) and Cartographies. Her poetry has been nominated for a Pulitzer Prize and she has received fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Fulbright/Indo-American Foundation, and the American Academy in Rome. She has also been a fellow at the MacDowell colony.