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departures

ISBN 9780888015631
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The body betrays.

Recovering in hospital after a burst appendix, plagued by hallucinations and poisonous mistrust, Dennis Cooley retreats to memories of ancestors and of his rural Saskatchewan roots, in departures, his 20th book of poetry.

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Eigenheim

ISBN 9780888015174
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Home is like “a memory of a lost photograph,” elusive but vivid. A place of tenuous security, “one claw on the screen” can threaten the entire structure.

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Elizabeth Went West

ISBN 9780888012210
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Nominated for the McNally Robinson Book of the Year Award.
The poems in Elizabeth Went West are part of an imagined correspondence among three women: Elizabeth Russell, an 18th-century diarist, who owned a great deal of land in what is now Toronto, the 19th-century Canadian writer Susanna Moodie, and an unnamed present-day poet.

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Endangered Species

ISBN 9780888011268
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The poems in Endangered Species examine the human animal in a state of siege, from uncontrolled technology to the natural and universal process of aging.

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Ever Expanding Universe

ISBN 9780888011169
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Hilarious characters share dreams, disasters and loves in these unusual and frank poems.

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Exquisite Monsters

ISBN 9780888015259
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With vicious wit, K. I. Press pries open the intimacies of our lives in her collection of poetry, Exquisite Monsters.

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Fake Paul

ISBN 9780888013088
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As the unnamed narrator of Fake Paul scours Liverpool and New York for any trace of Beatles' history, Beach uncovers the poetic in dingy, sweating underground bars, out-of-body concert experiences and stolen wax museum heads. Beach explores those moments where obsession crosses over into possession, and love becomes an exercise in blind self-destruction.

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Falling in Place

ISBN 9780888011732
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Patrick O'Connell's second poetry collection resonates with the possibilities of dual perception, of the choices we can maked to define our relationship to the world. The poems speak of deliberation and intent, and chronicle the struggle in laying aside anger and hopelessness.

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Fear Not

ISBN 9780888013385
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Fear Not is lyrical, political, raunchy, blasphemous, and deeply engaged with ethical questions. Inspired by the Gideon Bible's list of self-help topics, each poem is arranged to play off poetic and Biblical forms.

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Fine Grammar of Bones

ISBN 9780888011718
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The poems in A Fine Grammar of Bones are haunting and often poignant incantations. Méira Cook’s poetry and prose inhabit a world of fable and magic. These poems are haunting and often poignant incantations—this first collection, musical and fantastical, introduces an uncommon imagination to Canadian literature.

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Firewalk

ISBN 9780888014061
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Katherine Bitney’s fourth collection of poetry, Firewalk, erupts into a shamanistic journey through mind, body and spirit. Firewalk both questions our modern way of living and seeks to rediscover the central nature of humanity. In doing so Bitney clears a place that we can call home.

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First Ghost To Canada

ISBN 9780888010162
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Chilling and nostalgic, Kenneth McRobbie's poetry haunts the reader with images of Canada's turbulent past and uncertain future. First Ghost to Canada is a recognition that there may be no escaping the damage caused by the battle between man and nature.

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