The Woods Are On Fire is Fleda Brown’s deeply human and
intensely felt poetic explorations of her life and world. Her
account includes her brain-damaged brother, a rickety family
cottage, a puzzling and sometimes frightening father, a timid
mother, and the adult life that follows with its loves,
divorces, and serious illnesses. Visually and emotionally rich,
Brown’s poems call on Einstein, Shakespeare, Sophocles,... more...