Winter Sport: Poems

Paperback | September 14, 2010

byPriscila Uppal

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Have you ever wondered what a luge poem or snowboarding poem or hockey poem would look like? In this collection by celebrated poet Priscila Uppal, who was the poet-in-residence for Canadian Athletes Now during the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Games, physical and verbal acrobatics meet in a dazzling competition of risky play, inventive movements, and daring heights. Try a speed skating suit on for size, slide down the skeleton track, seek out a date with a curler, make love to a snowboarder, and play hockey with the nation''s best Ð experience winter sport fun like never before.

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Have you ever wondered what a luge poem or snowboarding poem or hockey poem would look like? In this collection by celebrated poet Priscila Uppal, who was the poet-in-residence for Canadian Athletes Now during the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Games, physical and verbal acrobatics meet in a dazzling competition of risky play, inventive movements, and daring heights. Try a speed skating suit on for s...

Priscila Uppal is a poet, fiction writer, academic, and professor of Humanities and English at York University. She is the author of eight books of poetry, including: Winter Sport: Poems (Mansfield Press, 2010), Successful Tragedies: Selected Poems 1998-2010 (Bloodaxe Books, U.K. 2010), and Traumatology (Exile Editions, 2010). Her works have been published internationally and translated into numerous languages. Addit...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:124 pages, 8.88 × 5.85 × 0.68 inPublished:September 14, 2010Publisher:Mansfield PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1894469496

ISBN - 13:9781894469494

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