What We Take With Us
by EastOver Press
Humble, poignant and humorous, Sylvia Woods’ poems explore her experience as an educator and her transition from daughter to grandmother. Throughout Woods’ work, Appalachia's landscape and culture are driving forces. So too is memory, myth and family history. Poems in What We Take With Us are, as acclaimed poet Maurice Manning says, “as true as a river fork and as durable as the hills above."