Todd Swift's eighth poetry collection, When All My Disappointments Came
At Once, charts his moving journey back from despair after a series of
serious mid-life setbacks, guided by a love of lyrical poetry and its
fertile traditions. This groundbreaking book is a Life Studies for our
times. It confirms the human heart's wonderful resilience, and Swift as a
poet of the first rank, in terms of style, bravery and integrity of vision.
Above all else it is filled with flamboyant poems of great depth and beauty.