Breth: th treez uv lunaria: selektid rare n nu pomes n drawings, 1957-2019 by Bill BissettBreth: th treez uv lunaria: selektid rare n nu pomes n drawings, 1957-2019 by Bill Bissett

Breth: th treez uv lunaria: selektid rare n nu pomes n drawings, 1957-2019

byBill Bissett

Hardcover | April 26, 2019

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breth presents both new and selected poems from legendary Canadian sound, visual, and performance poet bill bissett. bissett’s innovations have shaped poetry, music, painting, and publishing and have stimulated, provoked, influenced, shocked, and delighted audiences for half a century. This new collection, bissett writes,

“shows sew manee threds thru poetree n langwage btween n thru lyrik sound song vizual narrativ non narrativ his her storikal naytur humour sexual romantik politikul metaphysikal spiritual fuseyun th pickshur image in th lettr th shape uv th lettr in th drawing line orchestrating th needs 4 caring n heering n being with each othr all th drama uv all uv us lerning why n how creating thru art n th bizness uv life a much mor free n equitabul societee b r e t h contains manee storeez uv being ther n getting ther n uv th love uv art n each othr th sharing times n th losses in our journeez 2 b helping each othr n th planet erth nobody owns n thru art manee ways uv lifting ourselvs with kleen watr erth fire n air n love ths b r e t h is abt thees adventurs uv sharing physical being n love spiritual n touching th manee ways art poetree can take us byond th gift n prison uv self in2 th manee worlds in n uv ths beautiful galaxee n ourselvs uttring th sounds in th images n lettrs n lettrs 2 manee passing comets n ourselvs spin th reel dreem xchanging love 4 love our manee selvs on fire our gifts 2 each othr n ourselvs that evreewun has enuff ths time uv th sun n th lite in th dark touch th sun in time with joy n sorrow lerning n unlerning langwage n poetree can show we join with ourselvs n each other.”

This volume, the largest in bill bissett’s publication history, includes more than a hundred illustrations and visual poems, many of them appearing in print for the first time, as well as a foreword by fellow poet Tim Atkins (author of _Folklore_ and _On Fathers

originalee from lunaria ovr 300 yeers ago in lunarian time sent by shuttul thru halifax nova scotia originalee wantid 2 b dansr n figur skatr became a poet n paintr in my longings after 12 operaysyuns reelee preventid me from following th inishul direksyuns– bill bissett bill bissett garnered international attention in the 1960s as a ...
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Title:Breth: th treez uv lunaria: selektid rare n nu pomes n drawings, 1957-2019Format:HardcoverDimensions:544 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 1.5 inPublished:April 26, 2019Publisher:TalonbooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1772012262

ISBN - 13:9781772012262

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