Tag Archive for Relatives

Corn

The poet uses the metaphor of an ear of corn to describe her parents’ divorce.

Uncertainty

The poet shares five personal experiences linked by a sense of uncertainty.

Of Wisdom and Beauty

Part one of the author’s “Roots of Greatness, Wings of Light” collection about her grandparents. This essay centers on her paternal grandmother, “Mamo.”

A Wild Swan the Color of Autumn

Part two of the author’s “Roots of Greatness, Wings of Light” collection about her grandparents. This essay centers on her maternal grandmother.

Your Last Winter

Learning to fear not just his own mortality, but that of loved ones. Written for the poet’s 96-year-old grandmother.

Grandma

Specific memories—all these insignificants—conjure up deep emotions.