Zigzags by Roger NashZigzags by Roger Nash


byRoger Nash

Paperback | August 4, 2016

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Zigzags, a collection of Nash's latest poetry, explores how virtually none of our thoughts, actions or feelings go very far without becoming paradoxes and contradictions. Some paradoxes are humourous, but some are deadly. The poems debunk an intellectualism that pretends we can strategize straight lines of progress to our goals. Rather, "Life's walking a straight zigzag, while standing upright in a somersault" (Irish saying). Zigzags replaces this intellectualism with a vision of life and ourselves expressed in the harmonizing metaphors of poetry.

Roger Nash is a past—President of the League of Canadian Poets, and inaugural Poet Laureate of Sudbury. As President of the League, he worked with Senator Grafstein to create the Parliamentary Canadian Poet Laureate position in Ottawa. He's published seventeen books of poetry, short fiction and philosophy. Literary awards include: the ...
Title:ZigzagsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:82 pages, 6.2 × 5.4 × 0.25 inPublished:August 4, 2016Publisher:Black Moss PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0887535674

ISBN - 13:9780887535673

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