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Time & Circumstance by [Milstein, Theresa]
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Length: 57 pages Language: English

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“The trunk of this family is lost to history / Photo fragments remain as shadows”

With subtle wit, and poignant imagery, the unrelenting passage of time connects the vignettes in Theresa Milstein’s Time and Circumstance. This reflective collection of real and imagined poetry and prose, speculates on an erratic childhood, the uncertainty of adolescence, and the reality of parenthood, through flashbacks of love lost and found.

“This everyday, why again, sometimes / ignored tune has measured time in notes, / seconds, minutes, days, years, and so it goes. / It’s a measure of the man he will become.”

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 2101 KB
  • Print Length: 57 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Publisher: Vine Leaves Press (21 March 2017)
  • Sold by: Amazon Australia Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B01N4VX4T3
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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5.0 out of 5 stars A Small Gem 20 March 2017
By A mom - Published on
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This lovely collection of poems, stories and other short pieces is a little gem. I think the poems, especially are very approachable, and I would highly recommend them to teachers for a poetry unit to help teenagers relate to poetry as an art form more easily. I'm thinking especially of "All Set," which so clearly describes the gulf between a mom trying to give her daughter what she wants, and the kid who is devastated that her mom got it all wrong - and now she has to go to school with it. Each piece captures those moments, joy, heartbreak, frustration, humiliation, so clearly and completely. I can't wait to read more.
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars powerful writing 3 April 2017
By Sharif - Published on
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I adored Milstein's writing on her blog and this book matches the style and quality of what I read previously. This is a fantastic collection of poetry and microfiction. She knows how to powerfully arrange words.
3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A must buy book!!!!! 18 March 2017
By Sharon K Mayhew - Published on
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Powerful, relatable a book you must read until you finish, then go back and read again!
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars This Gal Has a Way With Words 13 April 2017
By Susan Flett Swiderski - Published on
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This delightful collection of poems and short vignettes skillfully captures and depicts some of the changes and milestones of an individual's life. With minimum words, Ms. Milstein manages to deliver maximum meaning. (Not an easy task!)

This fast-reading book was a pleasure to read. Try it. I betcha like it.
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars From the heart 5 April 2017
By teen aka Christine Zinna - Published on
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I loved reading this book and yearned to read more once I finished.
It was well written and easy to read. Looking forward to Theresa's next book!

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