“The real and enduring love between this couple in Cry of the Widow is obvious and beautiful. Few people experience such depth of feeling. The undying bond and loyalty must have helped them achieve greater heights in life. The structure is among the very best l have ever read, and this includes the classics, as well as, modern verse. Hers is an amazing talent and it must be shared with the world”- Avril Porter, London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art.
Devastated by the sudden death of her husband, Ugandan-born poet and author Marie Pinto Nakato has found the courage, resolve and inspiration to share her loss through this collection of 49 poems written in memory of her spouse. Cry of the Widow is the first book in the Songs and Thorns Poem Collection series.