Everything this poet touches is volatile-the poet himself, the people and world around him, ideas and mythologies, the ghosts of memory and the dream of possible futures, all seem to burst into fragments. Mark Turcotte uses poetry to gather up the pieces-the shards of joy and grief, peace and doubt, strength and temptation, questions and answers-as he tries to define and r...more
Paperback, 83 pages
Published May 22nd 2002 by Triquarterly
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This book was written in 2002 and I met the author in 2004 and it took to 2009 for this poetry impaired man to read the poems. I give great credit to the author for dealing with his demons which are many. I cannot judge the quality of the poems but I read with interest and some were very appealing. My favorites are Motion and the entire series called Road Noise.