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Marginalia for a Natural History

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Mostly dealing with landscape and the study of creatures within it, these poems are informed by the natural sciences and set in a northern landscape.
Paperback, 45 pages
Published December 13th 2011 by Black Lawrence Press (first published November 15th 2011)
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Insights into the World of Nature

Keith Taylor is a poet, an observer, a fount of memories from past experiences gathered form time alone with the natural world. He mixes his memories and visions and private glimpses at the world around him and somehow manages to share all of this seemingly structureless beauty by creating his own structure: each poem is eight lines long as though there were some outside rule that whispered 'you can only share this if you package it neatly'. Notes in the margins
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Keith Taylor is a Canadian poet, translator and professor.

Born in British Columbia, Taylor spent his childhood in Alberta and Indiana. After earning an M.A. in English from Central Michigan University, he worked a variety of odd jobs: the co-host of a radio talk show, a house painter, a freight handler, a teacher, a freelance writer. He also worked at Shaman Drum, a leading independent bookstore,
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