By Eleanor Ross Taylor,Ellen Bryant Voigt

Over approximately fifty years, Eleanor Ross Taylor has verified herself as one of many most effective southern poets of her new release. Captive Voices gathers choices from Taylor’s 5 prior books besides a beneficiant assisting of latest poems. Scintillating, strange, passionate, and profound, the poems variety from modern items a couple of bag girl on a bus, to historic items approximately settlers held hostage and a wartime nurse taking care of British wounded, to intensely own poems approximately her dislike for her grandmother and concerns approximately her son. The name poem—a actual journey de force—explores the proposal of captivity on a number of degrees because it speaks to the ache all of us undergo, a few of that's of our personal making. Decidedly neighborhood but determinedly common, the poems during this notable quantity, in addition to a foreword via Ellen Bryant Voigt, attest to the singular expertise of a girl justly defined as “a poet of genius.”

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