I Carry My Mother by Lesléa Newman

I Carry My Mother by Lesléa Newman

I Carry My Mother by Lesléa NewmanI Carry My Mother is a book-length cycle of poems that explores a daughter’s journey through her mother’s illness and death. From diagnosis through first yahrzeit (anniversary of death), the narrator grapples with what it means to lose a mother. The poems are written in form (haiku, sonnet, etc.), completely accessible, and will resonate with all who have lost someone whom they dearly love.

The book’s page on the author’s site

Source: Jewish Book Council

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