Dark Water Songs by Mary Lou Soutar-HynesDark Water Songs by Mary Lou Soutar-Hynes

Dark Water Songs

byMary Lou Soutar-Hynes

Paperback | April 15, 2013

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The poems in Dark Water Songs begin on the margins of islands and ancestors, and fan out, probing love, loss and life's dilemmas. They expand and deepen the poetic exploration which began with my earlier collections, mining the reciprocal spaces enabled by the hyphen between Jamaican and Canadian, exploring silences, the weight of memory, and a sense of the sacred. The collection contributes to the body of work by contemporary Canadian writers of Caribbean origin. The perspective is that of a poet/educator and former nun ? a writer who negotiates the world through the lens of islands and continents, landscapes and seas.
Mary Lou Soutar-Hynes, is a Jamaican-Canadian, poet/educator and former nun. A Fellow at Scotland's Hawthornden International Retreat for Writers in Fall 2009, her literary publications include the collections: Travelling Light (2006), long-listed for the 2007 ReLit Poetry Award, and The Fires of Naming (2001). Her poetry appears in th...
Title:Dark Water SongsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:104 pages, 7.5 × 6 × 0.25 inPublished:April 15, 2013Publisher:Inanna PublicationsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1926708946

ISBN - 13:9781926708942