Publication Date

Summer 2021

Advisor(s) - Committee Chair

Tom Hunley (Director), Cheryl Hopson, and Trish Jaggers

Degree Program

Department of English

Degree Type

Master of Fine Arts


This is a creative thesis consisting of a collection of poetry divided into three sections. The poems explore themes of womanhood, motherhood, mental health, loneliness, and healing. The first section deals with childhood and family of origin, the second section is about the move into adulthood, individuality, and loneliness. The third follows the narrator into having her own children, creating her own family, and finding healing.


Creative Writing | English Language and Literature | Fine Arts | Poetry

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