Thanks so much Matthew Stewart for reviewing The Skin Diary. Reviews are terribly time-consuming, but when one connects with the poems something wonderful happens. I’m thrilled Stewart spent sometime living with The Skin Diary, turning its pages and documenting his response.
Chronicles of loss, Abegail Morley’s The Skin Diary
“Imagine and imaginary are key words in The Skin Diary (Nine Arches Press, 2016), Abegail Morley’s new collection, and provide a hint to her poetics. However, far from being a flight of fancy, this book is rooted in human experience, as the imaginary turns real and the real imaginary…”
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