"In Excavation, a collection of lyric, narrative, and experimental poems, Janet Jerve investigates the complexity of a woman's journey though a family history that includes a father who is both nurturing and incestuous. She explores situations of seeing/not seeing by family members and the self. After the father's death, the woman breaks through her own forgetfulness (the child's buried memory) and the excavation of the title poem begins . . . These poems are accomplished in craft and form, powerful in feeling." --Roseann ...

Excavation 2013, North Star Press of St. Cloud, St. Cloud, MN

ISBN-13: 9780878396528

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