The Safety of Small Things : Poems, Paperback / softback Book

The Safety of Small Things : Poems Paperback / softback

Paperback / softback

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The Safety of Small Things meditates on mortality from a revealing perspective.

Images of stark examination rooms, the ravages of chemotherapy, biopsies, and gel-soaked towels entwine with remembrance to reveal grace and even beauty where they are least expected.

Jane Hicks captures contemporary Appalachia in all of its complexities: the world she presents constantly demonstrates how the past and the present (and even the future) mingle unexpectedly.

The poems in this powerful collection juxtapose the splendor and revelation of nature and science, the circle of life, how family and memory give honor to those we've lost, and how they can all fit together.

This lyrical and contemplative yet provocative collection sings a song of lucidity, redemption, and celebration.


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