In many ways, that is really all we were: two woman alone
together, by choice, for many months, and then for many
years, in a quiet room. At times, one or the other talked. At
times, one or the other listened. At other times, there was
nothing but silence.
Kate Daniels is the Edwin Mims Professor of English and director of creative writing at Vanderbilt University. She is the author of six collections of poetry, including In the Months of My Son’s Recovery (May 2019). A graduate of the New Directions program at the Baltimore Washington Center for Psychoanalysis, she has been a member of the writing faculty there for a decade. She lives in Nashville.
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