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The Grammar of Distance

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With imagery that is by turns sensuous and rough-hewn, the poems of this collection crackle with energy—they are poems of compassion that demand attention. The poetic landscapes frequent the windswept coasts of Scotland, but inevitably return to Canada, celebrating all manner of the Canadian heartland’s hazards and risks through details of snowshoeing, surveying, and chopp ...more
Paperback, 96 pages
Published April 1st 2010 by Tightrope Books, Inc.
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Burgham has been described as an intellectual, a poet with a philosophical mindset who asks the big questions! Not sure if he ranks up there with Purdy quite yet, but then again, who does?
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