Grappling to Light:
a book of poetry
Critically acclaimed, Grappling to Light is the debut poetry book by Heather D. Nelson. In it, Nelson explores themes of grief, depression, and anxiety within the context of isolation amidst the 2020-2021 pandemic.
As much an honest look at unnaturally prolonged mourning, it showcases the small ways finding comfort in those nearest and dearest brought a sense of stability; Ending in a spirit of hope after loss.
Written in times of great weeping, Grappling to Light is released to help others shake off the shackles of isolation and re-embrace community and healing again.