Poetry

  • A Figure On The Move

    Human movement in space and time, and a concern with the substance of reality and being are the pervasive themes in this book. The central poem, Isola Bella, develops this motif as Macdonald's personal response...

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  • The Time of Icicles

    A collection of lyric pieces, The Time of Icicles is anchored in the author's experience of Newfoundland. But these poems are of a continent, a century. An underlying preoccupation of the volume is with states...

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  • Still More Poems from a Newfoundland Village

    Still More Poems from a Newfoundland Village is the third volume of verse from St. John's-based poet Mabel Avery. Celebrating the land, people and natural beauty of her home province, this collection springs...

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  • The Edge of Beulah

    A collection of poetry which deals with a variety of subjects, reflecting the true substance of existence.

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  • Dead Ends Dancing in the Wind

    During the last century, one of the most exciting and dangerous occupations in Newfoundland was pulpwood driving. One of those river loggers was Newfoundland writer Stanley Sparkes, the author of a new lyrical...

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  • Newfoundland Journal, A

    A Newfoundland Journal is a book-length poem drawn from the author's travels through the province's western edges in 2003. Janet MacFadyen is "from away," and the poem weaves disparate images of RV-packed ferries...

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  • Ragtime for Beginners

    The poems in Ragtime for Beginners explore questions of perspective and memory. They consider the difference between something and the image of that thing; they attempt to distinguish a pomegranate, for example,...

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  • Mind Your Eyes

    Mind Your Eyes is Marian Frances White's second book of poetry. Through herdirect yet subtle voice that is carved from the elemental longing of life inNewfoundland, White takes us on a journey through the secrets...

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  • And We Were Sailors

    Avoiding romanticism, David Benson speaks with an authenticity born of experience and his voice is one that will not abide the common cant, the generally accepted, or the 'easy way out'.

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  • All Manner of Misunderstanding

    Whether describing a fight outside a Claremorris dance hall, or studying leaves in a windswept college square, Patrick Warner's poems are as condensed as hardened snowballs, and strike with great effect. Though...

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