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Daphne and Her Discontents

Daphne and her Discontents
Poetry Book Launch Party
with Author Jane Rosenberg LeForge
and featuring Poets
Chella Courington
Ashley Perez

Sat. Feb 24th @ 3pm

 

  A significant volume of poems exploring self through the Classic myths, transferring to poetry the power to transform. Per Robbi Nester: By giving her family saga this form, the poet subverts a classic tale of women s powerlessness to one of witness. (Cover image by Leslie Allyn.) Excerpt from Explaining the Holocaust to My Daughter The thing that has nothing to do with me yet ...A floating border of breaths/gambled over a gravel limit,/the stones that became risk/adverse and bruise-sensitive./Or like the poppy seeds my daughter loved to pour/into lemon batter to be made/solid between the dainty ridges./Like babies, she said/in her voice of no consequence/Like babies.

A significant volume of poems exploring self through the Classic myths, transferring to poetry the power to transform. Per Robbi Nester: By giving her family saga this form, the poet subverts a classic tale of women s powerlessness to one of witness. (Cover image by Leslie Allyn.) Excerpt from Explaining the Holocaust to My Daughter The thing that has nothing to do with me yet ...A floating border of breaths/gambled over a gravel limit,/the stones that became risk/adverse and bruise-sensitive./Or like the poppy seeds my daughter loved to pour/into lemon batter to be made/solid between the dainty ridges./Like babies, she said/in her voice of no consequence/Like babies.