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"...in these poems, (there is) a family of 12 with the mother, father, and speaker as the prime characters....In a brilliant crown of sonnets, its most important character, the speaker's brother, who died a suicide, by drowning, fully emerges. The strictness of the form is never obtrusive--it just does its job...to give a frame, a tension, something for the powerful emotion to work off of or against, thus increasing its powerful sentiment...By writing this book...Teresa Carson has rescued her family and her brother. That a book of poems can do this is a miracle." --Thomas Lux "These poems...convey with beauty and power the emotions that pour from loss, love, trauma, reconciliation and healing. It is difficult in an academic article or a clinical process to capture the full measure of what it is we seek to heal. But in these powerful poems...one can connect to a fragment of the pain, and hope, of Teresa Carson. Her words can teach. Teresa Carson is wise. She shares her wisdom in this remarkable book." --Bruce D. Perry, M.D., Ph.D. Senior Fellow, The Child Trauma Academy

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  • ISBN-13: 9781933880075
  • ISBN-10: 1933880074
  • Publisher: CavanKerry Press
  • Publish Date: February 2008
  • Dimensions: 9.28 x 5.99 x 0.45 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.48 pounds
  • Page Count: 96