Coming into Eighty


Published by Open Road Media
In May Sarton’s seventeenth and final collection of poetry, the writer reflects on life, aging, and mortality
Coming into Eighty
presents a poet’s look at age. Herein, Sarton gives readers a glimpse into her quotidian tasks, her memories, her losses, and her triumphs. The volume explores topics ranging from the war in Iraq to the struggle of taking a cat to the vet. Dark and immediate, this work catalogues both the tedium and the splendor of life with equal wit and beauty. Winner of the Levinson Prize.

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