Second collection by the award winning poet, David Moolten
About Especially Then:
"In Especially Then David Moolten discovers his poetry in the ordinary, often painful, texture of childhood, adolescence, love, and marriage. Each memory becomes a small story-like poem that looks simple and straightforward at first, until suddenly the poem reveals its hidden truth. A sense of existential loss pervades... But Moolten’s melancholy is sweet, rather than bitter; energized, rather than depleted; and cumulatively powerful"