Previous praise for Maria Mazziotti Gillan and her poetry:
“The power of these poems comes also from the truth in them that is moving and rare.”
“These poems...powerful in their honesty, their passion and their grief. They take us deep into the labyrinth of our humanity and—in the face of loss and death—show us the paradox of love in the center of our being.”
—Diane di Prima
"This is a voice that is graceful and purposeful, elegant and humane."
"Maria Mazziotti Gillan is one of the great poets and one of the great humans of all time. Anyone who has met her has come away changed by her fire, her electricity, her boundless courage and laughter.... We see the great compassionate heart of this writer and the embrace of the difficult through precise, surprising detail."