Timely Irreverence by Jay MillarTimely Irreverence by Jay Millar

Timely Irreverence

byJay Millar

Paperback | March 15, 2013

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Timely Irreverence is a collection of occasional poems that are sewn together through the inescapable intrusion of poetry itself. With circles of logic that provoke thoughtfulness, the paths of these poems are alluringly complex, and they engage through amusing points of casual living, visceral moments when poetry is permitted to intrude upon the everyday. Whether MillAr is letting a poem pass him by while mowing the grass, or etching it upon himself to "make them witness our cliches," Timely Irreverence is filled with the voice of a poet in touch with and opposing his creative spirit.
Jay MillAr is a writer, editor, publisher, bookseller and environmental research assistant. He is the author of The Ghosts of Jay MillAr (Coach House, 2000), and Mycological Studies (Coach House, 2002), which was shortlisted for the ReLit Poetry Prize. He publishes chapbooks under the imprint BookThug and distributes these titles throu...
Title:Timely IrreverenceFormat:PaperbackDimensions:96 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.25 inPublished:March 15, 2013Publisher:Nightwood EditionsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0889712778

ISBN - 13:9780889712775

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Editorial Reviews

Timely Irreverence from Jay Millar brings another sardonic yet insightful perspective from the Canadian perspective, well worth considering.
--John Taylor, Midwest Book Review