Date of Award
Bachelor of Arts (BA)
Department of English
“Insomniac of the Soil” is a homage to a landscape that has deeply informed Sarah Golibart's life and her artistic voice – the tidewater flatlands of Virginia’s Chesapeake Bay peninsula where her family lives and where Golibart has worked on farms since high school. Both her poems and essays are earthy, imagistic, and grounded – quite literally – in the soil as well as in a sensibility of ecological ethics and sustainability. “Insomniac of the Soil” is also a love song to the fervent and fallow cycles of the soil.
Golibart, Sarah E., "Insomniac of the Soil: a collection of poetry and essays" (2015). Senior Honors Projects, 2010-current. 92.
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