Calliope Braintree

To Hear The Rest More Clearly: The Story of Calliope Braintree
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Series: Calliope Braintree. You set the price! Words: 73,070. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014 by Blue Bus Books. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
This is the story of Calliope Braintree, who, aided by the Muse of Epic Poetry, an urban coyote, and the Chicago River, saves herself from the ravages of abuse, self-loathing and sexual humiliation. By learning to listen to the powerful Voices of Nature, speaking both from within and without, she finds the best part of herself. (Adult content.)
River's Song: A Poem
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Series: Calliope Braintree. You set the price! Words: 5,160. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014 by Blue Bus Books. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
A playful, sensual modern homage to “The Thunder, Perfect Mind,” this long narrative poem is the Voice of the Great Goddess in Her heartbroken, polluted urban river aspect. Calliope Braintree’s loving tribute to the Chicago River, this poem gives voice to the passion, plight, and ultimate triumph of nature.
Killing Joe Sabazius: A Different Sort of Love Story
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Series: Calliope Braintree. You set the price! Words: 54,150. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014 by Blue Bus Books. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » Feminist
A darkly whimsical study in anger and forgiveness, “Killing Joe Sabazius” tells the unlikely love story of a guilt-wracked murderess, the spirit of her dead rapist and his newly reincarnated self, a magical crow, and a dirty cop… while the natural wisdom of the sullied but indomitable Chicago River sparkles through on every page. (Adult language.)