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By the Windpipe By Leslie McGrath,

  • Title: By the Windpipe
  • Author: Leslie McGrath
  • ISBN: 9781941617045
  • Page: 437
  • Format: None
  • Leslie McGrath s courageous, compassionate, clear eyed, and thoughtfully made poems in By the Windpipe grant the irrational the madness that resides in each of us permission to be in the world, another aspect of our humanness, and without pathology or judgment McGrath s skillful use of craft, deep empathy, and always keen and perceptive mind provide the container for feLeslie McGrath s courageous, compassionate, clear eyed, and thoughtfully made poems in By the Windpipe grant the irrational the madness that resides in each of us permission to be in the world, another aspect of our humanness, and without pathology or judgment McGrath s skillful use of craft, deep empathy, and always keen and perceptive mind provide the container for feelings of confusion, rage, grief, and profound isolation that often plague those who suffer the stigma of psychiatric illness A mind strafed by early loss learns to hold on hold on We accompany the speaker on a descent, the darkness of which is tempered throughout by a felt sheen of hope By collection s end I d been led to a clearing a green so green you called it ransom to a sense of release, acceptance, of having been changed I m grateful these brave poems exist Mari L Esperance, author, The Darkened Temple poems and co editor of Coming Close Forty Essays on Philip Levine
    By the Windpipe Leslie McGrath s courageous compassionate clear eyed and thoughtfully made poems in By the Windpipe grant the irrational the madness that resides in each of us permission to be in the world anothe

    One thought on “By the Windpipe”

    1. McGrath does a fantastic job at packing a ton of emotion into not so many words Her poetry is gritty and digs deep into the abyss of madness that we all seem to carry with us A short collection that anyone can relate to.

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