verb past tense: contained; past participle: contained 1. have or hold (someone or something) within. Similar: hold carry To have and to hold in our own microcosm, constructed of hope. 2. control or restrain (oneself or a feeling). "he must contain his hatred" To trap and control. A glass dome swallows our home, no one can get in.
A recent release from Finishing Line Press, all the time more than anything by Emily Zogbi can be summed up by merely plucking two words from its title: all and