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One Crimson Thread

By Micheal O'Siadhail

One Crimson Thread
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Paperback, 165 pages $24.95
Published: 15th August 2017
ISBN: 9781481307802
Format: 5.5in x 8.5in

Subjects: Care & Counseling, Religion & Literature

For twenty years, celebrated poet Micheal O’Siadhail’s beloved wife, Bríd, suffered from Parkinson’s disease. O’Siadhail’s verses explore the ordinary triumph of human fidelity and sound the depths of parting through a 150-sonnet sequence in which love faces wasting illness and the specter of death. There is tenderness, intensity, and gratitude—which will resonate with all who know both love and loss.

Micheal O’Siadhail is an internationally acclaimed poet whose Collected Poems, gathering together thirteen collections, was published in 2015. Married for forty-three years, he chronicles in One Crimson Thread the last two years of his wife’s life, her death, and his grief. He now lives and works in New York City.

Publication Details:

 Paperback , 165 pages
 5.5in x 8.5in

  POE003000, POE005020, REL012010
 Baylor University Press

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