Foreword Reviews

The Myth of Water

Poems from the Life of Helen Keller

2016 INDIES Finalist
Finalist, Poetry (Adult Nonfiction)

In The Myth of Water: Poems from the Life of Helen Keller, award-winning poet Jeanie Thompson offers a rich cycle of poems that form an illuminating first-person narrative through the life of writer and activist Helen Keller. From her ill-fated love affair as a young woman to her passionate work as an advocate for rights of the deaf-blind worldwide, Keller comes to life in persona poems based on her life and writings.