Date of Award

Fall 2022

Document Type

Open Access Thesis


English Language and Literatures

First Advisor

Liz Countryman


The following collection of poems works through memory, peeling back the speaker’s relationship to the self, nature, and the mother. With each poem, time is relative; the speaker exists both then and now. There are, as the speaker discovers, multiple selfs of which they identify: the dreamer, the daughter, the therapy patient, the stranger. Consider each poem a self.

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