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By Margaret Gibson

Broken Cup brings breathtaking eloquence to what Margaret Gibson describes as "traveling the way in which of Alzheimer's" together with her husband, poet David McKain. After his preliminary and tentative analysis, Gibson suspended her writing for 2 years; yet then poetry back, and the artistic approach turned the lightning rod that grounded her and provided a course ahead. The poems in Broken Cup endure witness to how Alzheimer's erodes reminiscence and cognitive functionality, yet they always remember to work out what's current and to invite what could stay of the self.

Moving and unflinchingly sincere within the acknowledgment of soreness, frustration, and grief, the poems discover, time and time back, the grace of abiding love. Gibson supplies center in addition to voice to an adventure that's deeply own, but shared through all too many.

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