CPR author Joseph Fasano was honored this week with a poem on the Academy of American Poets resource Poem-a-Day. His poem, “The Figure” was sent out the subscribers via the Academy Poem-a-Day email and RSS feed. Read “The Figure” in the poets.org archive.
About this poem:
“This poem was written after someone very close to me experienced the tragic death of her father. It grew largely out of my witness to her dialogue with that absence, and, I suppose, my feeling of how powerless I was to help her.” — Joseph Fasano