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Local News

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Local News walks us through the familiar spaces in our homes and lives and guides our eyes to view the world in a renewed light. Whether meandering the aisles of the neighborhood drugstore or digging out back through the tool shed, Downie shows a vivid and self-aware world that is not soon to be forgotten.
Paperback, 80 pages
Published April 1st 2011 by Wolsak and Wynn Publishers Ltd
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Aaron Brown
Apr 02, 2012 rated it it was ok
From my blog http://canadianbookreview.wordpress.com

One thing that Canadian writers certainly do well is prose poetry, that contradictory hybrid of the poem and the very short-story. Glen Downie’s 2011 collection Local News is a collection of prose poems that explores the everyday world all of us. I was attracted to this volume because of my interest in the genre, not necessarily the subject matter. The book is divided into four sections, each with its own focus. While I did find one particular
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