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By Allison LaSorda

ISBN-10: 0864929781

ISBN-13: 9780864929785

Allison LaSorda's Stray indicates the formation of a substantial poetic expertise. those poems are sun-bleached, instantly gritty, uncooked, and playful. LaSorda can conjure early life thoughts of seashores and ice cream, think about the fundamental strength of the sea, and plumb the intensity of loss in a coal mine catastrophe. Bringing to brain the poetry of Robert Hass and Louise Glück, LaSorda offers the messiness of everyday life with emotional honesty and humour. Stray examines intimacy, reminiscence, and rot, frequently betraying existential bewilderment. Deft note play and musical feel underscore the absurdity those poems discover, whereas brilliant rhymes and unforeseen pictures resound in deeply own narratives. during this awesome debut, LaSorda either disarms her readers and breathes clean existence into Canadian poetry.

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