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“Daddy” by Sylvia Plath Explores the Anger That Accompanies Loss

Poem "Daddy" is a pure scream of primal rage

Anger is a natural part of the grieving process. In her poem “Daddy,” American poet Sylvia Plath expresses rage at her father for his treatment of her when he was alive and for his untimely death. Plath was born in … Continue reading

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”The Art of Losing: Poems of Grief and Healing,” Edited by Kevin Young

A collection of powerful poems focused about loss and healing from loss

“The Art of Losing: Poems of Grief and Healing” is a collection of 150 poems on the heartbreaking, confusing, universal and inevitable experience of mourning, compiled by American poet and Emory University professor Kevin Young. It is a rarity in the … Continue reading

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