Split Poems
by Lorraine Walker Williams

Lorraine Walker Williams ventures far in her often harrowing, but ultimately jubilant collection of poetry, Split. Here, a marriage is put asunder, torn violently, and the poet brings us to the cold shock of such cleaving. Bewilderment, above all, threatens to displace us, to unmoor our sense of self. Her achievement here is what poetry and the other imaginative arts are capable of giving us: not just a respite where the first healing begins, but a deeper recognition that the door is always unlocked, which we can and must open, no matter the damage and despair. [more]

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