Natasha Trethewey Quote: “The first thing I tried to…”

The first thing I tried to do in the months after losing my mother was to write a poem. I found myself turning to poetry in the way so many people do – to make sense of losses. And I wrote pretty bad poems about it. But it did feel that the poem was the only place that could hold this grief.

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Name: Natasha Trethewey
Profession: Poet
Nationality: American
Birthday: April 26, 1966
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