A Calendar Of Reckoning

May 15, 2018|
A Calendar Of Reckoning by Dave Margoshes
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With careful attention to detail, and evocative turns of phrase, Dave Margoshes introspectively looks back on youth. Intriguing metaphors, reminiscent of pastoral imagery, create a sharp contrast between the heavy subject matter of one''s own mortality, and the beautiful, evocative comparisons between humanity and the rest of the animal kingdom, particularly birds and trees. Darwin''s Theory of Evolution, is juxtaposed with the desire to give in to temptation, and become one with the world, as Margoshes makes most evident in his final poem, "Wisdom", a fitting end to a collection that would have the reader struggling between reconciling their past and present.
Dimensions of an Orchard, the last poetry collection by Dave Margoshes, won the Anne Szumigalski Poetry Prize at the 2010 Saskatchewan Book Awards. He''s published four other books of poetry and over a dozen other books, including novels and short story collections. His poems have won a number of awards, including the inaugural Stephen...
Title:A Calendar Of Reckoning
Product dimensions:112 pages, 8.57 X 5.71 X 0.27 in
Shipping dimensions:112 pages, 8.57 X 5.71 X 0.27 in
Published:May 15, 2018
Publisher:Coteau Books
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781550509373

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