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Landfall (Paperback) (Joe Denham)

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In Landfall, Governor General's Award-nominated poet Joe Denham revisits the plaguing environmental issues in the poetic journey he began ten years ago with his second collection, Windstorm. Writing in long elegy form, using a voice harnessed by concern, pathos, anger and empathy, Denham's fourth collection is the result of age, time and love, drawing on the poet's relationship to the world we think we know. Denham's latest is a frustrated call to arms, told with the directness and compassion we've come to expect from him.


"When we finally make landfall, when we torch the landfill or fall from the pedestal we're perched upon, precarious precipice--when the men and women who want war want war to end: send me a postcard with a picture of your god pinned to a corkboard and the word of your god etched in desert sand in the hand of the first witness to survive... which ism should we use as filter?"


--"Landfall"

Number of Pages: 77.0
Genre: Poetry
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Midpoint Trade Books Inc
Author: Joe Denham
Language: English
Street Date: February 24, 2018
TCIN: 53391237
UPC: 9780889713369
Item Number (DPCI): 248-65-1826

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