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- DescriptionThis is a collection of poems in five parts, seen through the lens of history, geography, familial loss and celebration. Whether travelling by icebreaker, kayak or on foot, or weaving memory into new landscapes of the heart, these poems incline to the marvellous and metaphysical. Each asks in different ways the question: Where is home? Re-inventing a father though his own World War One journal, in the group Paper Wings , makes a home in the experience of loss, after illness. Learning Walking takes us to a world without walls in the Canadian Arctic where new identity comes through surprise. Cutting Trails puts down roots in the soil of affection and fear, while The Eye's Imprint journeys through decades, exploring the relationships of loss, adventure and risk. What begins as a game of lost and found with God, in Silent Retreat, yields gradually to a threshold of the already and t yet . The collection comes to the conclusion that home is found within our selves and without, anywhere, anytime.
- Author BiographyIn 2005, Toronto resident Rosemary Clewes was nominated by The Malahat Review for The National Magazine Awards. She was a finalist in the 2006 CBC Literary Awards. In 2008, she published a book of prose and poetry entitled Thule Explorer: Kayaking North of 77 Degrees. In 2012, she published a poetry collection Once Houses Could Fly. She has made nine trips to the Arctic, travelling by kayak, raft and icebreaker.
- Author(s)Rosemary Clewes
- PublisherGuernica Editions,Canada
- Date of Publication01/07/2014
- SubjectPoetry Texts & Poetry Anthologies
- Place of PublicationToronto
- Country of PublicationCanada
- ImprintGuernica Editions,Canada
- Weight118 g
- Width125 mm
- Height205 mm
- Spine8 mm
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