What Feeds Us is sometimes humorous and sometimes heartbreaking. Diane Lockward's language is both plain-spoken and rich, lush. This is a wonderful book that might not nourish your body but certainly will nourish your heart.
In these sparkling poems, Diane Lockward takes life as it comes and finds nourishment in it all: succulence of the peach, redolence of the pear, the "green grape of sorrow." I love these poems for their craft, sensuality and energy. Like high-wire acts of language and imagination, they almost leap in the air and come down again on the wire, balancing between witty and dark, personal and invented, idea and emotion.
Delightful trip through poems connected in a cleaver way to food.Published 4 months ago by Jack Coppley
Diane Lockward's What Feeds Us, feeds us with the far sides of human experience and all that falls between. Read morePublished on February 29, 2008 by Sarah W. Bliumis