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From: A Skeletal Wand


Reflective Moments – Stratov Gardens, Springtime – Window of My Studio 1940/44-1954 – Forest Path Leading to the Lair – After Josef Sudek’s Eggshells on Plate – Hope – After Josef Sudek’s The Coming of Silence in the Magic Garden – Z Invalidovny (War Veterans’ Hospital and Home) – Bud of a White Rose – After Josef Sudek’s Composition, Glassware by Ladislav Sutuar



Ruth Roach Pierson

Ruth Roach Pierson has published five previous poetry collections - Where No Window Was (BuschekBooks, 2002), Aide-Mémoire (Buschek-Books, 2007), which was a finalist for the 2008 Governor General’s Award in Poetry, Contrary Tightrope Books, 2011), Realignment (Palimpsest Press, 2015) and Till I Caught Myself (Seraphim Editions, 2017). She has also edited an anthology of film poems entitled I Found It at the Movies (Guernica Editions, 2014) and published two chapbooks: Aperture (Rufus Books, 2014), containing ten poems inspired by the photography of Josef Sudek, and Untranslatable Thought (Anstruther Press, 2016), a collection of ten centos.