"Dark rhyming lyrics about love and impending loss.
The poems may shake you, so be forewarned."
-Alan Cheuse, NPR
"[Linda Pastan's] poems are skillfully written with lovely syntax and strong, evocative imagery. Surprising readers with subject and an occasional rhyme, Pastan proves once again that, 12 books later, she is a poet who can ground us, who can astound us. Essential reading for poetry lovers."—Library Journal