A woman, late in life, explores the boundaries between the natural and human world, between waking life and dream, between life and death, so as to approach finding answers to life's most important questions.
Patricia gives an overview of the book:
Then, he held me there as if stunned, the figure who had appeared
saying this is the edge between what is and what is not.
On one side was the forest in all its complex depth and verdancy,
on the other side stretched the field, a wide field full of emptiness
where memory was hidden among the grasses, each day of the past
moving like small winds there among the tall grasses.
- poet laureate of New Hampshire from 12/2006-3/2009, I've published 6 collections of poetry. My most recent book is Then, Something, Tupelo Press, 2009. Necessary Light (Utah State Univ. Press, 2000), winner of the May Swenson Book Award; Small Songs of Pan (Pecan...