In Witness Cremation, award-winning poet Dagmar Jill Caldwell Spisak delves into the depths of grief, loss, and love in a poignant collection of poems. This intimate, heart-wrenching journey explores the visceral pain of losing a loved one and the transformation that follows, capturing moments of tenderness, sorrow, and bittersweet memories. From the stark reality of cremation to the tender care for a dying partner, Spisak's evocative imagery and raw emotion invite readers to bear witness to the power of love and the inexorable march of time.Witness Cremation is a profound meditation on the human experience that will leave readers with a deeper understanding of the fragility of life and the strength found in the face of loss. Author biography:
Since the death of her life-partner, Sandy Hamer, she has maintained balance with a period of prolific writing, and has three additional manuscripts ready to follow the publication of her grief poems. She reads regularly around Atlanta, and can be found generally at The ArtsXchange poetry mics and workshops, as well as at Theresa Davis' Java Speaks Virtual Open Mic through Eventbrite. She is enjoying the competitive performance of slam poetry quite a lot these days with her next slam coming up April 4, 2023 at The ArtsXchange.
She lives on Lake Lanier outside Atlanta where she has become an avid sailor, and an all around fan of all things