Burn

Paperback | September 1, 2000

byPaul Vermeersch

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Accessible and finely honed, as obsessed with the possibility of words as with emotion, this collection of poems mixes spit and sweat and flakes of lye to scar intricate and beautiful patterns in the shapes of animals, friends, and family. The dark moments of childhood contrast with the epiphanies and horrors of illness and death, all the while sex insinuates and asserts itself, leaving nothing untouched.

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Accessible and finely honed, as obsessed with the possibility of words as with emotion, this collection of poems mixes spit and sweat and flakes of lye to scar intricate and beautiful patterns in the shapes of animals, friends, and family. The dark moments of childhood contrast with the epiphanies and horrors of illness and death, all ...

Paul Vermeersch taught English, writing, and history at The English Language Teachers' College of Slupsk in Poland. His poetry has been published widely in literary journals and magazines across Canada, including Descant, The Fiddlehead, The Antigonish Review, Rampike, The New Quarterly, and TickleAce. In 1998, he founded the popular r...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:90 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.3 inPublished:September 1, 2000Publisher:ECW PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1550224360

ISBN - 13:9781550224368

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