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Songs of Sorrow Marvin Antosofsky

Songs of Sorrow

Marvin Antosofsky

Published October 17th 2007
ISBN : 9780979411816
Paperback
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FATHER COPES WITH DAUGHTERS DEATH THROUGH POETRYWhen his 26-year-old daughter, Lisa, was diagnosed with breast cancer, no one was more shocked than Marvin Antosofsky. After a 10 year struggle, Lisa passed away from her illness. Following hisMoreFATHER COPES WITH DAUGHTERS DEATH THROUGH POETRYWhen his 26-year-old daughter, Lisa, was diagnosed with breast cancer, no one was more shocked than Marvin Antosofsky. After a 10 year struggle, Lisa passed away from her illness. Following his daughters untimely death, Marvin turned to poetry to channel his chaotic feelings and satisfy his yearning for self-expression.Marvins poems span the gamut of human emotion as they cover topics such as anger, heartbreak, love and the impenetrable mysteries of life and death. He recalls Lisas thoughts and feelings on leaving the world and his attempts at trying to hold on to every conversation, facial expression and image of her.In the end, he learns that everyone suffers at some point in their lives. Everyone deals with loss. But how we respond to that loss is whats most important.