A tender work of mourning, this poetry collectionowing to the remembered words of a much-loved husbandrecalls the author s life before marriage and considers a future after her husband s death. Imagining that future, she confronts the myths of an afterlife, a belief in God, her debts to other poets, and her dependence on friends and children. At the center of these beautiful lyricswritten with complete control of rhythm and toneit is a man, rather than grief, that appears clearly."

Talking to the Dead 2007, Carcanet Press

ISBN-13: 9781857549027

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