The Other Life: Poetry

July 8, 2021|
The Other Life: Poetry by Patrick Connors
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George Elliott Clarke, “Pat Connors is an unpretentious and unassuming a poet as his hero, that bard of the everyman and everywoman, Al Purdy.” Bruce Meyer, “Here is a voice whose precision, sense of focus, grace, and economy of language, are brought together in poems that are memorable and gifted. The beauty of these pieces is that if you blink, you will miss them. Keep your eyes open, and watch as Connors runs through his memories and his vision of what life can be.” Dr. Georgia Wider, “...a collection of accessible meditations on hockey and hotdogs and friends and faith. His work is local, tactile, and specific in imagery...Connors speaks in the language of a working-class hero, a true people’s poet.” Robert Priest, “Patrick Connors deceptively plain spoken poems give us a man in need of unadorned truth...he lays bare the heart and hopes of a seeker whose urge to reach the true light of faith refuses to be distracted by baubles and trinkets. It is refreshing to read these poems of spirit.” Max Layton, “Strong, forthright expression of abiding faith.”
Patrick Connor has been a mainstay of the poetry scene in Toronto for many years. His contribution and his commitment to the poetic life of the GTA and beyond is well known. Finally, The Other Life, his first collection of poems, establishes him as an original and distinctive poetic voice. His considerable reputation is already well es...
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Title:The Other Life: Poetry
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:124 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.3 in
Shipping dimensions:124 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.3 in
Published:July 8, 2021
Publisher:Mosaic Press
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781771615402

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