The Weight of the Minolta in Her Hand (Paperback)
The Weight of the Minolta in Her Hand by Marianna Hofer is a book of poems, written from the perspective of a poet who is also a photographer. The poems suspend brief moments, evoking all the backstory that surrounds and informs them. Like waiting for a photograph to be developed, layers of details and their meanings appear before the reader's eyes. The poems are alternately nostalgic and hopeful, revealing life's moments as if captured by a flashbulb, having been poised, waiting to be perfectly composed in ideal light.