By the winner of the Saskatchewan Book Award for Best Book of the Year To his virtuoso collection of new poems, Tim Lilburn brings a philosopher's mind and the eyes and ears of a marsh hawk. This series of earthy meditations makes the strange familiar and the familiar strange. Lilburn's close study of goldenrod, an ice sheet, or night opens into surprising interior and subterranean worlds. Pythagoras lurks within the poplars, Socrates in stones, people fly below the ground. Elsewhere, the human presence of motels and beer ...

Kill-Site 2003, McClelland & Stewart, Toronto, Canada

ISBN-13: 9780771053214

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