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"lists five things "Five Things The collection is composed of twelve sections each having somewhere between two to eight poems The opening poem Teasing Wind introduces the characters Mai Ly warns Phong to stay out of
the water where the snakes present a danger Phong has been eating pho noodles all day long chickenwater where the snakes present a danger Phong has been eating pho noodles all day long chicken brothhim thin as bamboo The sad forecast occurs at the end of the poem Mai Ly will miss his teasing In subseuent poems she sets out on a journey to free his three souls and ensure that he enters the afterlife something possible before his actual death The Jade Emperor confirms her awareness of
Phong s pcoming demise when a painting of him adorned ins pcoming demise when a painting of him adorned in flowing white robe with black trim seated Raquel, the Jewess of Toledo upon an ivory lotus flower speaks to her he also writes her a letter with instructions about how to prevent Phong from eternal wandering She is to bring a variety of items with her in a wooden spirit boat an imaginative contribution that Rinne blends in with her knowledge of Vietnamese tradition and culture The three periods of Tet the New Year celebration set the tone for what is D children play The tale transpires over the three periods of Tet Vietnamese New Year and takes young Mai Ly on aest that on a est that visits various sites from antiuity The strong images and brevity. The subtitle of Cindy Rinne s iet Lantern is A Novel in Verse but I think of it as poetry in the shape of story With lots of research and knowledge Rinne has crafted a narrative as strong and delicate as a thick vine of flower blossoms The protagonist Mai Ly must embark pon a spiritual journey to save the soul of her younger brother Phong Mai Ly has learned that Phong will die at a young age and only by going on the journey and collecting a list of artifacts can Mai Ly help him in the afterlife The poems are in a variety of styles but they all fit together perfectly Rinne s book enmeshes the reader in world of spirituality emotion and
THE INTELLECT AN ACCOMPLISHMENT CINDYintellect What an accomplishment Cindy s latest collection of poetry iet Lantern A Novel in Verse Turning Point 2016 focuses on a Vietnamese family and particularly on Mai Ly who is eighteen years old and her brother Phong age five who both seem to know that Phong will have an ntimely death something their parents do not know The collection has an extraordinary array of poetic styles some poems being short dialogues Invitation songs One Two Three letters Artifacts or prose style descriptions Monkey Mind and. Cindy Rinne presents a story of family loss artifacts and renewal in UIET LANTERN Set in Hue Vietnam this story weaves the ancient past with the present to create a world where souls travel gods speak an. O come giving the story a richly textured backdropThe many stylistic features of the collection make it a satisfying reading experience but the imagery is most remarkable In a memory of nearly drowning Mai Ly has a vision Opening her eyesshe met the gaze
Eyes Like Uiet Lanterns A Bright Maze Filled With Ancientlike iet lanterns a bright maze filled with ancient The water dragon s eagle claws lifted her to shore In the poem Crayoned Secret the clay bedroom walls reflectedlavender onto Mai Ly s sketchpad and in Scribbles as she opens a note tied in bamboo string Dragon leaves crackledas she The Rooster Who Would Not Be Quiet! unwrapped a tea stainednote folded into eights An ambitious project Rinne succeeds in telling this story one that has multiple levels of anticipation and resolution including a family secret the culmination of Mai Ly s efforts and the family response during the new year rituals with a serene tone a sense of calm A visual artist as well as a poet Rinne is a watercolorist photographer andilter See her website wwwfiberversecom to view samples of her art She also has two previous collections of poetry Spider With Wings by Jamii Publishing 2015 and with Michael Cooper Speaking Through Sediment by ELJ Publications 2015. Of Cindy's style encourage the reader to contemplate each poem along the way But
there is one who wants to stop Mai Ly and Tran family secrets are revealedis one who wants to stop Mai Ly and Tran family secrets are revealed wandering spiritis too bitter andlonel.