Rebecca Tantony has written a sequence of short poems and stories reflecting on how, as she puts it, “isolation is a narrative in my family history that has spanned generations”.
She is a writer and facilitator whose work has taken her to Turkey, India, America, Sweden, Germany, Spain and Italy.
Rebecca says: “I’ve merged surrealism/make-believe and factual/reality, as the whole experience of the pandemic and its repercussions has felt like that. Some weird alternate reality and stark ordinary reality combining. There is a thread throughout of facing the self and discovering my own version of isolation by going through that process of enquiry and examination. I have presented it as four monthly updates of musings and thoughts, with a trajectory towards insight and togetherness (hopefully) becoming stronger and more apparent as we go along.”
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