Poetry by Women

#IndianLovePoems

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#IndianLovePoems

A poetry collection that humorously delves into the truths of love and lust within Indigenous communities. >>

A Clearing

A Clearing

A Clearing is a meditation of the everyday—both the joys and the losses observed in the natural world as they so closely mirror day-to-day human experience. >>

A Peeled Wand: Selected Poems of Anne Szumigalski

A Peeled Wand: Selected Poems of Anne Szumigalski

A Peeled Wand is both a distillation and reconfiguration of Anne Szumigalski's life's work, offering a succinct, authoritative overview of the work of one of Canada's most remarkable and original poets. >>

All the Lifters

All the Lifters

This unforgettable debut collection encodes private cruelties, seduction, and the nightmarish reaches of psychic pain in a language so visceral and fresh that Mazakian's readers cannot help but to take note of the arrival of a remarkable new voice. >>

Away

Away

Andrea MacPherson takes us on a grand tour of Europe, where the vast legacy of human history combines with her own ancestral origins to make a mark on her. MacPherson is a traveller always aware of how her perceptions--and her self--are being shaped. In this book of quiet beauty and careful observation, MacPherson seeks to re-invent the travel poem on her own terms. >>

BE

BE

The flesh of blood and memory populates the world of BE, a collection of poems that stubbornly seek human identity in an increasingly inhumane world. >>

Blood is Blood

Blood is Blood

Blood is Blood is a collaborative book-length poem for two voices, dealing with the bloodshed in the Middle East, a version of which was commissioned for CBC Radio in 2006. >>

Blood Mother

Blood Mother

How is a woman supposed to express the strange miracle of mothering without falling into hopeless cliché? Blood Mother answers with remarkable originality in poems that never background the frustrations of motherhood while celebrating the rapturous pleasures that many women are summoned to in giving birth to their children and our families. >>

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