This Week, I Read Amanda Earl: AFTERMATH or Scenes of a Woman Convalescing

Image Credit: Milada Vigerova “The first blooms of spring make me cry. I thought I/would never experience them again,” the speaker says in Amanda Earl’s chapbook of poems, AFTERMATH, or Scenes of a Woman Convalescing. The poems are excerpted from a longer, multi-part poem that Earl wrote following a bout with pneumonia, full body sepsis…