By Alicia Wirt-Fox

Subjects: Poetry
Imprint: Distribution Partners
Paperback : 9781930337442, 32 pages, August 2010


The etymology of the word "missive" according to Merriam-Webster's Dictionary comes from Middle French: lettre missive, literally translated as "a letter intended to be sent. " Missives is a book composed of small, concise poetic writing and images each "intended to be sent. " They are notes from the author to herself and to others who wish to listen, see, and discover meaning in between.