Synopses & Reviews
This anthology contains a wide array of poems by Minnesota poets dealing with the experience of personal loss, grief and recovery. Among the specific themes are divorce, the death of a child and giving up a child for adoption. The selections also include moving descriptions of healing and the return of high spirits. Among the poets included are Deborah Keenan, Wang Ping, John Berryman, James Wright and Robert Bly.
In their many voices, the poets of Minnesota explore love, loss and grief. Their poems spring from the chaos of death and disease, violence and lost innocence, leading us toward a message of deep love, the kind that holds out and holds on.