Even the Slightest Touch Thunders on My Skin

In the early 90s, Lorraine Gane s fiance was diagnosed with inoperable cancer, dying nine months later during a bone marrow operation in New York City This first collection of poems chronicles her journey through doctor offices and hospitals, but also reveals through dreams and monologue a deeper response to the death and its aftermath Her intense, sometimes stark, butIn the early 90s, Lorraine Gane s fiance was diagnosed with inoperable cancer, dying nine months later during a bone marrow operation in New York City This first collection of poems chronicles her journey through doctor offices and hospitals, but also reveals through dreams and monologue a deeper response to the death and its aftermath Her intense, sometimes stark, but consistently sharp voice moves the text through an intimate story of love, loss and renewal In a series of linked prose poems using elements from ancient myth Descent Crossing the Dream , she takes the reader into a archetypal world of grief and dissolution, exploring territory rarely attempted in poetic narrative The final sequences show a fine lyrical sensibility in which Gane s loss is transcended into such a state of grace where nothing matters but the heart that continues its wild beat searching for the skull of its birth The result is a powerful memorial that helps us navigate our own losses and the deeper dimensions beyond our pain and mortality.
Even the Slightest Touch Thunders on My Skin In the early s Lorraine Gane s fiance was diagnosed with inoperable cancer dying nine months later during a bone marrow operation in New York City This first collection of poems chronicles her jou

  • Title: Even the Slightest Touch Thunders on My Skin
  • Author: Lorraine Gane
  • ISBN: 9780887533662
  • Page: 185
  • Format: Paperback
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