C.D. Wright (1949–2016) published sixteen collections of poetry and prose and served on the faculty at Brown University for decades. Her books include One With Others [a little book of her days], Rising, Fall- ing, Hovering, and One Big Self (a collaboration with photographer Deborah Luster). Casting Deep Shade comes out with Copper Canyon Press in 2019.
This excerpt from Casting Deep Shade by C.D. Wright, forthcoming from Copper Canyon Press in February 2019, is reprinted with permission from Copper Canyon. Photographs are by C.D. Wright, except for Bibletree, which is by Edward Forrest Frank. The . . .