Sightlines offers a frank portrait of a family not only coming to terms with its grief, but also celebrating its past and difficult present. Although deeply personal, these poems strike poignant and universal chords. They offer a vision of life filled with little treasures that carry us back to what is truly important in our lives.
'Village wisdom for the 21st century. Between these covers lives an enlightening friend."
-Clive Matson, author of Let the Crazy Child Write!
'Janet Riehl's poems tread that thin line between insightful nostalgia and objectivity Midwesterners are so good at."
-Hal Zina Bennett, author of Write from the Heart
'Rich and vibrant, complete with vivid language that bursts, or sneaks, into your mind."
-James BlueWolf, author of Sitting by His Bones and Grandpa Says