Household Words

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The twenty-three poems in “Household Words” take an unflinching look at loss and celebrate the remarkable power of healing. In a clear-eyed, precise style, Stevens presents poems with a disarming simplicity that often belies the depth of the emotion readers will discover upon rereading. Filled with original artwork by the author, this volume will be a unique treasure for fans of Stevens’ work.



“… ‘Household Words’ walks us through the valley of the shadow with grace. … [Stevens] writes about death in everyday language.” — The Baltimore Sun; Reviewer James H. Bready

“… Stevens’ etching, ‘The Widow’s Garden,’ on the cover and the four ink drawings reproduced inside compliment the natural imagery of the poems….” — WordHouse; Reviewer: Kathleen Hellen

“The book has a haunting quality that will linger in the mind and will call for rereadings.” — Josephine Jacobsen–Poetry Consultant to the Library of Congress

A book such as “Household Words” rich with poems and prose that face loss unflinchingly and celebrate the power of healing …” — Sarah Hartmann, columnist South Shore Observer.

Florida Artist & Writer Elisabeth Stevens