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The Analyst

Poems

Paperback

Molly Peacock (Author)

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“[Peacock’s] psychoanalyst is the inspiration for an intimate new collection… [A] bittersweet pleasure.”— O, The Oprah Magazine

When a psychoanalyst became a painter after surviving a stroke, her longtime patient, distinguished and beloved poet Molly Peacock, took up a unique task. The Analyst is a new, visceral, twenty-first century “in memoriam” of ambiguous loss in which Peacock brilliantly tells the story of a decades-long patient-therapist relationship that now reverses and continues to evolve. Peacock invigorates the notion of poetry as word-painting: A tapestry of images, from a red enamelled steamer on a black stove to Tibetan monks funneling glowing sand into a painting, create the backdrop for her quest to define identity.

Reviews

“Whatever the subject, rich music follows the tap of Molly Peacock’s baton.” — The Washington Post

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