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Motherlung Lisa Marie Brodsky

Motherlung

Lisa Marie Brodsky

Published
ISBN : 9781908836892
Paperback
94 pages
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The poems in Motherlung are fiercely present though they, in large part, concern absence and loss. Brodsky artfully uses the small gesture, the evanescent detail, the unspoken, to illuminate the mother-daughter bond, the boundaries of self, andMoreThe poems in Motherlung are fiercely present though they, in large part, concern absence and loss. Brodsky artfully uses the small gesture, the evanescent detail, the unspoken, to illuminate the mother-daughter bond, the boundaries of self, and the transformative power of grief until it is as if she has lit every candle in the room. This is a remarkably engaging and powerful book. Born and raised in Chicago, IL, Lisa Marie Brodsky was the Martha Meir Renk Graduate Fellow at the University of Wisconsin-Madison where she received an M.F.A. in Poetry in 2005. Her poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction have been published in numerous journals. She is the Wisconsin Director for the Alzheimers Poetry Project. Brodsky works in Madison, WI as a vocational assistant for adults with disabilities and lives in Evansville, Wisconsin.