Keeping the Chaff and the Wheat by Marine Cornuet
Keeping the Chaff and the Wheat is full of poems that attempt to retrace and re-imagine stories that have remained untold, filling the gaps between symptoms and family myths. The stories could be those of a woman and her children and their children.
The Place -- Rural Europe
The Time -- Long ago, but also now and tomorrow
They come from the earth, the one you cherish and feed and get fed from.Archaeology requires some imagination. Mental illnesses require attention. Reality isn’t completely important here, as long as we can finally walk to a river, and in a fresh and slow world, start to talk.
Publication Date: October 2, 2018