Concrete And Wild Carrot

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  • Concrete And Wild Carrot
  • Margaret Avison
  • English
  • 13 August 2018
  • 1894078241

About the Author: Margaret Avison

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Concrete And Wild CarrotConcrete And Wild Carrot PDF å Concrete And PDF/EPUB concrete epub, wild free, carrot book, Concrete And free, Concrete And Wild CarrotConcrete And Wild Carrot PDF/EPUBPoetry Heartfelt looking and attentive listening are newly advocated and demonstrated in CONCRETE AND WILD CARROT The poems in this book are startlingly youthful The words leap with life, whether the subject be Avison s beloved Toronto byways, with their population of dogs, kids, oaks, firs, squirrels, ants, and human citizens, or her surprising probes of the Bible Concrete And PDF/EPUB ² Jesus is a model, for instance, a poet who among us found encrusted words and structures he washed and brushed them clean and out of the intractability of history learned by rote stepped, in simplicity the exemplar Margaret Avison s own distinctive words and structures, her clean approaches to an odd intransigent openness paradoxically comfort the reader with a smack of the limitless There is no complacency here, just the best kind of large minded company in the still heroic venture of thinking Outside and the hard, crucial discipline of wording it.

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  1. mwpm says:

    To go from white water rivers valleys orfrom the escarpment tolive on the Saskatchewan prairie ischoosing to find out thatspace calls, to a reshapingof person This is above andbeyond the going to, the choosing.Reading in the open world ofthis writer s geography ofideas is to look, staggered andoverwhelmed by theideas, almost lost in thepanorama ofthe living, long dead, to himpresent as friends, each lifted facefeatured for horizons Forholding close an everywhere to sky.The land, the books, ca To go from white water rivers valleys orfrom the escarpment tolive on the Saskatchewan prairie ischoosing to find out thatspace calls, to a reshapingof person This is above andbeyond the going to, the choosing.Reading in the open world ofthis writer s geography ofideas is to look, staggered andoverwhelmed by theideas, almost lost in thepanorama ofthe living, long dead, to himpresent as friends, each lifted facefeatured for horizons Forholding close an everywhere to sky.The land, the books, can neverswallow you, nor even thefurry spring crocus here howeversmall, at vanished points Prairie Poem, for George Grant, pg 13 No brilliant sun as earlier when beside therailing it had seemedalmost possible for the shadow of meto ride away on theshadow of the parked bicycle.No wind.These listening leavesquiet me who am alleyes even the danglingleaves on the young trees listen.I lean my handon the rough bark of thedeepest It s scarcely cuppedaround the ageless ample girth.My forces gather up like anathlete s alertness I am straining to hear With me, it s tenseness,apprehension, oranticipation But the listeningleaves are easy with it.Reluctantly, Imove on Responses, pg 24 A whiskered mask was all I sawin the milkers twilight hourof the glimmery ghost of Fortinbrasnot in Denmark, but here.Wings creaked, deep before daybreakand flapped, bird necks astretch,out beyond sight in the ghoul light straw smell, wet armour brass.The whiskery glint was gone.Nobody passed by the smoking glassof the lost lake either, that morn.Where he had gone, whom he had seen,indeed what he might have wanted,invisibly wired the hours betweenwharf and the usual noon canteen,bu it made both disjointed.As the day wears on, those shinbone greavesand that bale bright glaring no one believes,nor the milkwarm farm he haunted He Was There He Was Here, pg 31 Behind that stone beforeit was rolled awaya corpse lay.There lay all I deplore fear, truculence much that to any other I need not say.But behind that stone I must be sureof deadness, to allayself doubt, i.e so nearly to ignorethe love and sacrifice for ourrelease to nearly strayback into the oldpursuit of virtue.Once it is clearit was a corpse that day,then, then, we know the gloryof the clean place, the floorof rock, those linens, know the hourof His inexplicable Peace the pour after He went away of wonder, readiness, simplicity,given The Whole Story, pg 46 Trees breathe for anywho breathe to live.Stone makes every thing what it is sun hot,late November bare,cold in an early April morning age in beingalways Two, pg 59 Swept in among the wave suds,moved gently out, and in,flotsam, he lay, a logto any shorewalker.And one approached He always cameat sundown.Alive still Yes The rescue crew he broughtchurned up the shore, so that the slant sunmade a lengthening shadow behindevery clump, a dot at every grain.Today, erect, the strangerstrolls past his unrememberedcouch among theshell chips and weedy runnels.And there before him, prone,the swelling waters brim,benign, bemusing This watery world is flat, and every waveletis a homecoming from the bourne It had taken a further journey for theconvalescent toframe and paint out the lie The Endangerer, pg 66

  2. Harperac says:

    The opening stanza of Present for Ted, from this collection It must have been after abirthday at Christmastimedaylight hasn t the lambencyI remember as part ofthe puzzling present somebodyhad given me a scribbler, empty pages, butnot for scribbling in.Instead of a pencil box there wasa jelly glass set out, with water, anda brand new paint brush.

  3. Brick Books says:

    Winner of the 2003 Griffin Poetry Prize