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Apology for Absence: Selected Poems 1962-1992

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"Apology for Absence: Selected Poems 1962-1992" brings together the finest work of Canadian poet John Newlove. Spanning thirty years, this definitive volume draws from seven of Newlove's previous books of poetry and features a group of new, never-before-published poems.

Few poets have fused the lyrical and documentary modes more perfectly than John Newlove. One moment he is
Paperback, 206 pages
Published March 15th 1993 by Porcupine's Quill
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John Newlove was a Canadian poet who was considered to be one of the dominant voices of prairie poetry, though he lived most of his adult life in British Columbia and Ontario.

He lived in a variety of small Saskatchewan towns, in particular Kamsack. He attended the University of Saskatchewan for a year, worked briefly as a social worker, a teacher and at a radio station before embarking on a cross-
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