By Bob Stallworthy
|Size||6 x 9 inches|
|Binding type||Soft Cover|
|Release Date||April 15, 2020|
Bob Stallworthy’s poems are spare and understated, yet they fill a huge space of uncertainty, tenderness and the stubborn survival of hope. This book offers us loving insight in a world that “extends its edge / one step ahead of my foot.”
~ Alice Major
With “sheets that cling to their cold… my feet in search of yours,” Stallworthy’s tribute grieves and celebrates this knife-edged journey with his beloved. Tracing each “small round moment in which we live,” the poems gift us with the beauty of our fragile immediacy.
~ Weyman Chan
With sparse yet clear precision and poetic elegance, Impact Statement captures the urgency of life as it is threatened by a surprize emergency. Poet Bob Stallworthy tightens the knot as he invites the reader to the core of his struggle with the end of life, as he knew it. The poetry engages as he traverses personal trauma brought about by the illness of the woman he loves. Through the pages of this book the reader is carefully guided into a stunning resolve as Stallworthy learns to accept change, and even embrace it. Impact Statement is a magnificent reflection and meditation on life.
~ Sheri-D Wilson
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