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Another City Steve Coughlin

Another City

Steve Coughlin

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ISBN : 9781938853692
Paperback
72 pages
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In his debut collection of poetry, Steve Coughlin examines the severity of family trauma on both personal memory and the human psyche. Written in an accessible, colloquial voice that poet J. Allyn Rosser describes as strong, versatile,MoreIn his debut collection of poetry, Steve Coughlin examines the severity of family trauma on both personal memory and the human psyche. Written in an accessible, colloquial voice that poet J. Allyn Rosser describes as strong, versatile, original...[and] capable of radically different tones and angles of approach, these poems move from haunted laments to playful musings as they negotiate the complexities of grief with the desire to escape into the imaginations safe refuge. Ultimately, in ANOTHER CITY Coughlin depicts the harsh struggles of a working class family and leaves readers to consider what healing, if any, the imagined world can offer.