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Paperback,  6″ x 9″
37 pages
ISBN 978-1-63381-277-2

by Ellen Goldsmith

In twenty-eight spare and elegant poems, Ellen Goldsmith
recounts the story of her life-threatening illness. Engaging
readers’ hearts and minds, the poems invite reflection on the challenging realities of life while illuminating the richness of ordinary days and the marvels of the natural world. For medical professionals, the book provides the chance to see their system through a patient’s eyes.


Ellen Goldsmith’s books include Where to Look, Such Distances and No Pine Tree in This Forest Is Perfect, winner of Slapering Hol Press’s 1997 chapbook contest. Her poems have appeared in journals such as Dash, Off the Coast and Earth’s Daughters and in anthologies. Professor emeritus of the City University of New York, she lives in Cushing, Maine.

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