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Joan Larkin, poet and publisher

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Published on Dec 27, 2007

At the 1987 New York Book Fair Joan Larkin read the Blackout Sonnets. This sonnet sequence was published in her book -- A Long Sound (Granite Press, 1986). It is a "crown" of sonnets — the last line of each sonnet is repeated as the first line of the next. For a further explication of the poem see The Literature, Arts & Medicine Database of the NYU School of Medicine:
http://litmed.med.nyu.edu/Annotation?...

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