Poetry of Goodbye

“Importance ebbs in time, keeping its own mystery,” writes poet and playwright Linda Parsons in her sixth collection of poetry, Valediction: Poems and Prose. In 50 poems and 15 short prose works that she calls “visitations,” Parsons, who turned 70 during the pandemic, meditates on the passage of time and the transience of relationships, homes, … Continue reading Poetry of Goodbye