Exploring the distances and silences that may exist between people, this thoughtful collection of poems considers how the details of life sometimes connect to lead to momentary intimacies and connections. It includes poems about love, war, and relationships both distant and close.
Gabeba Baderoonis the recipient of the 2005 DaimlerChrysler Award for South African Poetry. She is the author of The Dream in the Next Body and The Museum of Ordinary Life. She lives in State College, Pennsylvania.