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O’Leary’s photos have the poignancy of Edward Hopper’s emotionally charged paintings, but without the people.
The poignancy of “Letters” comes from the juxtaposition of Jackson’s jaunty social persona and the occasional searing glimpses of a profoundly vulnerable woman.Shirley Jackson’s letters reveal the droll voice of an aggrieved working mother|Jennifer Reese|July 29, 2021|Washington Post
On the one hand, maybe there is a poignancy to the Olympics representing the current global situation.The Tokyo Olympics Opening Ceremony Was Depressing as Hell|Kevin Fallon|July 23, 2021|The Daily Beast
I’m not going to pretend that Cruella rivaled the poignancy of either of those other films.You Should Absolutely Go Back to the Movies. I Did. And Cried. (A Lot.)|Kevin Fallon|May 28, 2021|The Daily Beast
At present, that poignancy keeps thwacking me in the heart, the same heart I thought this skinny me would protect.Tallying up a year of loss: A lot of pounds, too many loved ones, countless connections|Jerry Brewer|December 27, 2020|Washington Post
The signs have a poignancy, says Moss, “because there is a tension in them in what they are not saying,” he says.The End of New York: How One Blog Tracks the Disappearance of a Vibrant City|Tim Teeman|August 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Once edgily shocking, the show now feels rich with pathos and poignancy.
The drive to find the cause and cure of autism rivals the urgency and poignancy to find the cause and cure of cancer.
Either way, part of the tragedy and poignancy of polio is its preferential spread to babies and toddlers.
My normalcy has its own poignancy and beauty to it that most hearing people will never know.
The recognition did not lessen the reality, the poignancy of the revelation by any suggestion or promise of instability.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
It was the poignancy of these feelings which, later, drew Valmond to the ashes of the fire in whose glow Elise had stood.When Valmond Came to Pontiac, Complete|Gilbert Parker
There was no poignancy, no utter melting and surrender, that those importunate wellings did not give to the falling night.In Accordance with the Evidence|Oliver Onions
Nature revolted at the idea, and revived, with additional poignancy, the remembrance of his last moments.The Mysterious Wanderer, Vol. III|Sophia Reeve
Though searching for the lost is an experience old as the world, its poignancy was new to me.Lazarre|Mary Hartwell Catherwood