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Concrete And Wild Carrot

4.3 of 5 stars 4.30  ·  rating details  ·  20 ratings  ·  2 reviews
Poetry. Heartfelt looking and attentive listening are newly advocated and demonstrated in CONCRETE AND WILD CARROT. The poems in this book are startlingly youthful. The words leap with life, whether the subject be Avison's beloved Toronto byways, with their population of dogs, kids, oaks, firs, squirrels, ants, and human citizens, or her surprising probes of the Bible. Jes ...more
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This book is more enjoyable than the average CanPo release, and with at least one poem, "Other Oceans", Avison has added something lasting to her oeuvre. However, it needs to be said, 21st century Margaret Avison's got nothing on 20th century Margaret Avison. One need only read her startling early poetry, still some of the best written by a Canadian - possibly the very best - and then compare it to her latest stuff and see the difference.

Consider "Watershed", from her first collection:

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