By Grace Paley
Just sooner than her dying in 2007 on the age of eighty-four, Grace Paley accomplished this clever and poignant ebook of poems. choked with stories of family and friends and incisive observations of lifestyles in either her liked homeland, manhattan urban, and rural Vermont, the poems are sober and playful, experimenting with shape whereas final eminently readable. They discover the beginnings and ends of relationships, the binds that bind siblings, the workings of goals, the surreal strangeness of the getting older body―all imbued along with her distinct viewpoint and voice. Mournful and sentimental, but additionally ruefully humorous and entire of affection, Fidelity is Grace Paley's passionate and haunting elegy for the lifestyles she was once leaving behind.
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