Slick Reckoning by Ken BelfordSlick Reckoning by Ken Belford

Slick Reckoning

byKen Belford

Paperback | October 3, 2016

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In these thoughtful, yet playful poems, Belford sets out experiences the curious reader can open anywhere, read, and read on.In these thoughtful, yet playful poems, Belford builds a poetry experience for the curious reader can open anywhere, read, and read on.Although the phrasing of his lines is unusual, Ken Belford's poetry is not easily forgotten. His poetry collections, like this one, his slick reckoning, are experiences the curious reader can open anywhere, read, turn the page, and read on. It's not necessary to begin at the beginning nor to read to the end to geta good sense of what this poet is about. Read a little, or read a lot, he's worth it.Ken Belford is a timber framer. He has managed a northern wood lot, from which he has milled his own lumber, carrying out most of the timbers for his buildings on his back. These thoughtful, yet playful poems tell of powerful connections artfully made, of an earned sense of how things work, and an intimate awareness of the cycle of all things.
For more than half his life, Ken Belford lived back of beyond" in the Skeena mountains, in Gitxsan territory. He lived, all that time, "around the corner" from the colonizer. He is an unusual man, not your usual white guy, and his reputation has to do with land, and how people live on it. The "self-educated lan(d)guage poet" has s...
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Title:Slick ReckoningFormat:PaperbackDimensions:96 pages, 8.52 × 8.97 × 0.24 inPublished:October 3, 2016Publisher:Talon Books LtdLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0889229783

ISBN - 13:9780889229785

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