Betty Scott travels beneath sadness and joy (“A Courtroom and a Waterfall”) to know the language of the poem and in that place every voice matters: daughter, wife, doe and faun, dogs, dry creek beds, fathers, sisters, worms, and the earth.

Darrell Bourque, former Louisiana Poet Laureate, author of In Ordinary Light: New and Selected Poems; Megan’s Guitar and Other Poems from Arcadia; Where I Waited

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