Electric Affinities by Michael PaceyElectric Affinities by Michael Pacey

Electric Affinities

byMichael Pacey

Paperback | March 31, 2015

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In Electric Affinities, Michael Pacey's second collection, everyday household items become points of departure into wonder -- a handsaw becomes a "bird hooded, strung with jesses, strops with its beak." A cup becomes "a tool for gripping liquids." Mirrors are "windows turned inside out, always concentrating, trying to memorize each detail," and scissors are "perpetually plural, twin sisters fastened together." While it is Pacey's particular magic to discover the amazing alchemical properties of everyday objects, in Electrical Affinities he also illuminates the poetic "current" that connects them to larger questions of human nature, language and the environment.

Michael Pacey was born in Fredericton. He received his BA and BEd from the University of New Brunswick, his MFA, MA and PhD from the University of British Columbia. Michael's first collection of poetry, The First Step, was published by Signature Editions in 2012. His work has appeared in more than twenty literary magazines, including T...
Title:Electric AffinitiesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:96 pages, 9 × 5.97 × 0.21 inPublished:March 31, 2015Publisher:Signature EditionsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1927426669

ISBN - 13:9781927426661

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