Lasso the WInd: Aurelia's Verses and other Poems

Hardcover | November 5, 2013

byGeorge Elliott ClarkeIllustratorSusan Tooke

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Can you lasso the wind?

Can you whip it a-gale?

Can you make oceans bend

To cradle each lost whale?

Lasso the Wind is the first collection of children''s poetry by renowned poet and playwright George Elliott Clarke. By turns absurd, witty, playful, and profound, Clarke''s poems speak to the vivid wonder, the bright joys, and the secret pains of growing up in this world.

With bold and contemporary illustrations by Susan Tooke, Lasso the Wind is a masterpiece.

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Can you lasso the wind? Can you whip it a-gale? Can you make oceans bend To cradle each lost whale? Lasso the Wind is the first collection of children's poetry by renowned poet and playwright George Elliott Clarke. By turns absurd, witty, playful, and profound, Clarke's poems speak to the vivid wonder, the bright joys, and the secret pains of growing up in this world. With bold and contemporary...

George Elliott Clarke, Febraury 12, 1960 - George Elliott Clarke was born in Windsor Plains, Nova Scotia on February 12, 1960. He earned an Honours B.A. in English from the University of Waterloo, an M.A. in English from Dalhousie University and a Ph.D awarded by Queens University. After college, he accepted a position as assistant professor of English and Canadian Studies at Duke University, where he taught topics s...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:66 pages, 9.25 × 8.25 × 0.5 inPublished:November 5, 2013Publisher:Nimbus PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1771080507

ISBN - 13:9781771080507

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