Riverlines: Poems Of Time And Place Along The North Saskatchewan River

August 14, 2019|
Riverlines: Poems Of Time And Place Along The North Saskatchewan River by Douglas Elves
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Douglas Elves writes of the North Saskatchewan River.

Ranging from midstream to far watershed,
the Saskatchewan Glacier to Cumberland House and beyond, his poems are of those who have lived and worked on or near this river:
the coal-miner fishing in the foothills stream;
the little girl roller-skating in a hotel above the river;
the young farmers exchanging labour;
the fur trader following a moonlight-coloured horse;
the Belgian lawyer homesteading alone in Saskatchewan;
Doukhobors making linen by the river's Great Bend;
sons of Batoche threshing grain;
and so many more.

While most poems here are 'riverlines,' this book includes others, including some written in youth.

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For many years Edmonton poet Douglas Elves has lived literally within a stone's throw of the North Saskatchewan River. He has written poems ever since his teen years; and like all poets, he has had to live by other endeavours; but he has always prepared the way for his poetry. In university he studied Classics and literature and langua...
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Title:Riverlines: Poems Of Time And Place Along The North Saskatchewan RiverFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:180 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.41 inShipping dimensions:180 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.41 inPublished:August 14, 2019Publisher:FriesenPressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:152555106X

ISBN - 13:9781525551062

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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