Poems in Remembrance
Takes the reader on a journey through time and place, with stops along the way to visit Madame Curie, Charlie Parker, Scheherazade, Madame Bovary, Lee Harvey Oswald’s coffin, and God, among others.
Threnodies is a collection of poetry and prose poems that takes the reader on a journey through time and place. Some pieces conjure up distant memories; others reflect our shared experience. Along the way, visits are made to Madame Curie, Charlie Parker, Scheherazade, Madame Bovary, Lee Harvey Oswald's coffin, and God, among others, in this series of rest stops for the eternal traveler.
Laurence Carr teaches dramatic and creative writing at the State University of New York at New Paltz. He is the author of Pancake Hollow Primer: A Hudson Valley Story and The Wytheport Tales, the coeditor (with Jan Zlotnik Schmidt) of A Slant of Light: Contemporary Women Writers of the Hudson Valley and the coeditor (with Joann Deiudicibus, Penny Freel, and Rachel Rigolino) of WaterWrites: A Hudson River Anthology in Celebration of the Hudson 400, and the editor of Riverine: An Anthology of Hudson Valley Writers, all published by Codhill Press.