The Monster Lives of Boys and Girls (National Poetry Series) (Paperback)
Green Integer, 9781931243674, 96pp.
Publication Date: December 1, 2003
Winner of the 2002 National Poetry Series, selected by Diane Ward, this book in four parts explores a dark world of sleep, dreams, and evil. But there is also joy in Sikelianos's work. Amidst the fears and despair for her own life and those of her children, the author recognizes the beauty of nature of the fleetingness of the natural world: "summer summer summer thunder, thief, thief, thief in the night it's something you love, it's there only for you.