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The Days You've Spent

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The city, at once benevolent and indifferent to its residents, is the inspiration for this debut collection of poetry. In the first poem, a young woman arrives in the big city, feeling anonymous and wondering what her life there will bring. The poet builds upon the arrival to develop urban themes of anonymity and collectivity alongside individualist themes of freedom, lone ...more
Paperback, 80 pages
Published January 1st 2010 by Tightrope Books, Inc.
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Molly
Mar 20, 2017 rated it it was amazing
What a joy to spend days with The Days You've Spent by Sue Bowness. Excellence is her standard, structure and musicality her method, narrative spiced with whimsy her mode. Even while wondering its worth getting out of bed to face the day, Bowness flourishes imagery flooded with light. Here are poems that intrigue, provoke, entwine, and always shine.
Steven
Jan 10, 2015 rated it really liked it
Ironically I bought this book in value village and read it in two sittings! Ironic because of page 68!
A few great poems and some wonderful groups of words! I wasn't blown away but did enjoy her style and honesty!
Much better than so many Canadian poets out there who truly believe they are amazing with no proof!!
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