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Nothing Gold Can Stay: A Mother and Father Remembered

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This is a sequence of poems and stories chronicling the lives and, ultimately, the deaths of the author's beloved mother and father.

These are poems of love, grace, fear, remembering, and devastating sudden loss. Through them the reader is taken on a journey and comes to know who this mother and father were, where they came from, and the riches they gave to their children.
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Hardcover, 100 pages
Published January 1st 2011 by Tricia McCallum
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Kandace
Aug 05, 2014 marked it as to-read
Received a review copy from the author! She's so lovely that she put the coolest Superman stamps on the package!
Douvan
Jan 18, 2011 rated it it was amazing
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The cover is captivating and evokes memories of classic literature while maintaining a professional air of originality. The poems on the inside match the quality and essence as do the artwork that accompanies them. The poetry has a superb flow. Of course, the subject matter will make you very sad. The loss of one’s parents will be difficult to cope with for many of us. This book may help you to know you are not alone at dealing with the loss. The essays at the end of the book are an excellent ad ...more
Rebecca
Jan 17, 2011 rated it it was amazing
This book contains a beautiful and powerful collection of poems that depicts the respect and adoration that the author has for her parents. It allows a glimpse into their journey as a family, from the beginning to the end. I highly recommend you that you read it, you will consider yourself lucky to be included in the journey.
Christine Hatfield
I thought the book was very good and very sad and it was a beautiful tribute to your parents
Pyrrus
Dec 07, 2018 rated it it was amazing
So moving. Emotionally draining. That’s the sign of a great book. I’ll never forget this series of poems. The imagery sticks with you. The author opens up her life and shares everything. It’s deeply honest, real and engaging. It’s on my top shelf, and always will be.
Susie Spizzirro
Oct 02, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Nothing Gold Can Stay: A Mother and Father Remembered written by Tricia McCallum. I couldn't help myself. Once I opened the book I read it cover to cover and read some pages twice
Beautiful, so very touching and alive with love, loss and memories. Each photo was placed correctly, very appropriate. I would gladly have given this book an A++. I loved every word. I hope Tricia McCallum writes another for all to read. Such beautiful, loving memories to carry with you. Thank you so much for the oppo
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Dusty Summerford (Reviews by Reds)
I won this book in a Goodreads first reads giveaway....

This book is exquisite. The poems and artwork are beautiful! The essays are superb! If you haven't already guessed I really loved this book! Yes it is sad but I can relate to losing a parent. Thank you Tricia McCallum for giving me the honor of receiving this treasure from you. A must read!!!
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Tricia McCallum is an award winning Glasgow-born Canadian writer and poet, a Huffington Post Blogger, and a nominee for the 2016 Pushcart Prize.

McCallum is the author of "The Music of Leaving" by Toronto's Demeter Press (2014) and "Nothing Gold Can Stay: A Mother and Father Remembered" (2011). Her newest poetry collection entitled "Icarus Also Flew" was a finalist in New York's 2017 Marsh Hawk Pr
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