Bodies of Work

Rebecca Coles Lee

Abstract


The first poem, Colostrum, is about the hunger one feels long after infancy. It parallels the idea of breast milk/nursing and all the problems that come with nurturance.  

Presbycusis is about the process of old age. It chronicles the span of life where one first accumulates a variety of emotional wealth (measured in sounds) and then the gradual taking away of each existence.

 

 

 


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We wish to acknowledge the financial support of the Canada Council for the Arts, the Munk School of Global Affairs, and Mount Sinai Hospital.

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