Jesse Parent – “The Parts of Her That Matter”

Performing at the 2018 Rustbelt Poetry Festival.

“When we had to tell our kids that my wife had cancer, my eldest son held it together, made it into math. My daughter shattered like a slipped and soapy plate, but my youngest, the eight-year-old, went silent as sleep, eyes wide and wet.”

Don’t miss this magnificent poem from Jesse Parent, performing at the 2018 Rustbelt Poetry Festival in Detroit, MI.

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