Poetry / pb / 84pp / January, 2004 /
ISBN:9780889822184
/ $15.95

The Sound the Sun Makes introduces a remarkable new poetic voice in Leanne McIntosh, who tenderly and fearlessly examines themes of old age and the love which flourishes in the midst of everyday sorrows. Lush and sensual, these poems evoke a time and place in Canada’s history—Saskatchewan before and during the second world war—while...

Poetry / pb / 92pp / October, 2003 /
ISBN:9780889822245
/ $15.95

In his fourth collection of poems, David Manicom affirms his place as one of the most compelling poets writing in Canada today. The Burning Eaves, a mixture of shorter lyrics and longer sequences, is a meditation on the nature of language and the power of love. Things are never as they appear to be, in Manicom’s world; yet he is a...

Poetry / pb / 96pp / November, 2002 /
ISBN:9780889822160
/ $14.95

Reminiscent of Donne, Rilke, and Wendell Berry, Hiro Boga blends classical and contemporary styles in a poetry that is inspiring, intimate, and passionate. With language rooted in the senses, Boga’s poems flow between ideas and feelings, nature and spirit with ease and grace.

Poetry / pb / 60pp / November, 2002 /
ISBN:9780889822146
/ $14.95

The Elders’ Palace brings together two cultures that meet on the common ground of parenthood and of children lost, dying or dead. In these bilingual poems, Button documents her meetings in Kitikmeot in the Canadian Arctic with families and Inuit elders, who asked that her poems be translated into Inuinnaqtun. The stories they tell are...

Poetry / pb / 104pp / April, 2002 /
ISBN:978-088982-204-7
/ $14.95

This collection of poetry zings a meteor’s path from cosmos to earth, from the great themes of love and death to their very particular manifestations—the death of a parent, the dissolution of a marriage, love’s awakening in triumph and hope, the grief and confusion of love lost, love distorted into hate. In his poems, sound weaves rhythmic...