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Digsite (Paperback) (Owain Nicholson)

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Digsite draws on Nicholson's experience working in the Alberta oil sands and arboreal forest, taking an archaeological lens to its subject, and in this way, reimagines tens of thousands of years of human existence. These poems grow from a schism between the current place of living and the ones in which we are pulled back to, in particular, the places we no longer occupy.


Nicholson's language draws on his archaeological and fieldwork background as he burrows and grinds the places we have lost, consistently underpinned by the grief that must accompany such a fervent exploration. In these discoveries, Nicholson presents us with the material remains of our own abandonment, of loss and acceptance, and ultimately leaves us with more questions than when we began.

Number of Pages: 96
Genre: Poetry
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Midpoint Trade Books Inc
Author: Owain Nicholson
Language: English
Street Date: February 11, 2017
TCIN: 51765926
UPC: 9780889713246
Item Number (DPCI): 248-32-6584
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