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Campo Santo: Poems


Susan Wood draws on her own past to create poems that are remarkable for their depth and clarity, and for the stories they tell. In Campo Santo, she chooses grief over nothingness and constructs tales out of her own lost world, the retrieval system of memory. Wood's lyrical narratives chart the intimacies and distances between people. She writes about the pleasures and sorrows of family relationships, about the death of her mother, about the agonies of race in a small town, about the inconsolabilities of grief and the ...

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Campo Santo: Poems
1992, Lsu Press, Baton Rouge

ISBN-13: 9780807116760


Campo Santo: Poems
1991, Louisiana State University Press

ISBN-13: 9780807116777

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