These lush, rewarding reflections on a woman s passage into midlife are grounded in our intimacy with nature and mortality. Deborah Digges, now in her fifties, looks back in such poems as Boat to see younger mothers and their children, and ponders her own brilliant, trivial unmooring. As she wanders from the garden to the barn and into the woods, she finds her moods mirrored in the calendar of the seasons, making lush music of the materials at hand and accepting the seismic changes in her life with an appreciation for the ...

Trapeze 2005, Knopf Publishing Group, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780375710216

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