By Catherine Owen
Designated Mourner is a set of elegies for an unconventional wife and creative collaborator, misplaced to dependancy at a tender age. those poems partial to the web page, tracing tenderness and sorrow whereas raging opposed to his night.
Well crafted and intimate, Designated Mourner engages with a number of types. it truly is well timed as grief is a misunderstood and sometimes refrained from emotion in North American society, as is drug dependancy. The poems let emotion whereas by no means wasting their aural power.
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