Witness by Robert CurrieWitness by Robert Currie


byRobert Currie

Paperback | May 15, 2009

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In this sweeping collection of poems Robert Currie explores the intersections of societal change, and personal survival in our recent 20th Century history. Robert Currie gives us his most compelling work to date in poems that thread together humanity, history and art. Ranging from the brief, lucid lyric to the long, narrative sequence Currie's poems sing with hope as we â look for home.  Language, time, and the act of witnessing merge through out this book as Currie writes about such diverse iconic figures as Auden, Elvis and Jackie Robinson. Even as Currie writes of difficult and sometimes dark subjects he always imbues his poems with delight and solace. These new poems by Saskatchewan's Poet Laureate are not to be missed.
Robert Currie, who was born in Lloydminster, lives in Moose Jaw, where for three decades he taught English and creative writing at Central Collegiate, winning the Joseph Duffy Memorial Award for excellence in the teaching of language arts. He and his wife, Gwen, continue to live in the same house where they raised their children, Bronw...
Title:WitnessFormat:PaperbackDimensions:128 pages, 8.5 × 5.25 × 0.68 inPublished:May 15, 2009Publisher:Hagios PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0978344073

ISBN - 13:9780978344078

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