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By Ellen Hagan

Winner, 2015 Seven Sisters booklet Award for Poetry 

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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