You Envelop Me (Paperback)

By Laynie Browne

Omnidawn, 9781632430380, 88pp.

Publication Date: October 3, 2017

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How does one in mourning converse with those absent, yet ever present? How is a motherless daughter conceived? What befalls those who succumb to waves of grief akin to contractions of birth? You Envelop Me is woven from contemplative practices that permit us to approach the unimaginable. The world with the beloved removed is permanently altered, perhaps most significantly in the way the living learn that indispensable vision occurs beyond the visible world.

About the Author

LAYNIE BROWNE’s most recent books include P R A C T I C E (2015), Scorpyn Odes (2015) and Lost Parkour Ps(alms), in two editions, one in English, and another in French (2014). Her honors include a 2014 Pew Fellowship, the National Poetry Series Award (2007) for her collection The Scented Fox, and the Contemporary Poetry Series Award (2005) for her collection Drawing of a Swan Before Memory. She teaches at University of Pennsylvania and at Swarthmore College.