Closer to Home: The Author and the Author Portrait

Terence Byrnes
With photographs by Terence Byrnes

"There is wisdom in this last book, as always, for Ralph was an infinitely wise poet. Yet finally it is the lonely heart which predominates, by itself as the heart always must be, contemplating life and death and solitude, in love but ultimately unrequited, and beautifully articulate." —Bruce Whiteman