The Ninetieth Day: Poems about Love, Loss, & Leftovers for Breakfast

The Ninetieth Day: Poems about Love, Loss, & Leftovers for Breakfast

by Kristin J. Leonard

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Overview

The Ninetieth Day: Poems about Love, Loss, & Leftovers for Breakfast is a collection of poetry that seeks to explore the everyday moments and musings in life that linger between love and loss, and more importantly, those that are forgotten as soon as they pass (in other words, leftovers for breakfast). Such moments include: waking up to sparkles of sunlight; finding a way to persist when life is not as ordinary as you'd like it to be; a frozen-in-time elevator ride to visit a loved one in the hospital; and more.



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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781948461979
Publisher: Poetry Box
Publication date: 12/01/2021
Pages: 40
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.08(d)

About the Author

Kristin J. Leonard is an adjunct college instructor that resides in Maine. She is a proud mother (of both children and chihuahuas) and looks forward to summer vacation, when she'll finally have the opportunity to dig in her garden. She holds an MFA in Creative Writing (Fiction) from University of Southern Maine, an MA in English (Literature), and a Graduate Certificate in Rhetoric, Writing, & Digital Media Studies from Northern Arizona University, where she is also completing doctoral studies in Education. Her critical and creative work have appeared in The Explicator, The Atlantic, Postcolonial Text, The Ekphrastic Review, and more. She is the 2019 recipient of the Maine Literary Award for Drama, the 2019 recipient of Meetinghouse Theatre Lab's Maine Playwright's Award, and Lit Fest's 2019 Dramatic Writing Fellow for Emerging Writers. She is currently working on yet another revision of her first novel, an historical fiction that takes place during the housing crash of 2007. On most mornings, she can be found typing away at her kitchen table, still struggling to find the right word.

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