By Ellen Hagan
The poems in Hemisphere discover what it skill to be a daughter and what it potential to undergo new lifestyles. Ellen Hagan investigates the area historic hemispheres of a relatives legacy from worldwide and strikes right down to the main intimate hemisphere of impending motherhood. Her poems reclaim the feminine physique from the violence, either literal and literary, performed to it through the years. Hagan recognizes the altering physique of a mom from the traces of birth—from the growing to be physique of a kid, to the scars left so much visibly via a C-section—as good because the alterations wrought through age and, too usually, abuse. The lifestyles of a hemisphere implies an element looking an entire, and as a suite, Hemisphere is a coherent and cogent trip towards reclamation and wholeness.
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Hemisphere: Poems by Ellen Hagan