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Ottawa poet Pearl Pirie’s been shed bore, her first trade poetry collection, follows years of a small voice gaining in strength, and in volume, through so much subtle activity and quiet disconnect that by the time she was noticed, she was already everywhere, and already a confident voice. In a poetry built on the strength of play, Pirie’s writing moves at the speed of soun ...more
Paperback, 79 pages
Published October 31st 2010 by Chaudiere Press
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Deborah
Dec 06, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Pearl Pirie's words live on in the mind long after you've read them. She is an exceptional writer, one who creates a fierce impact on the reader, an impact that lets them know they are in the presence of a wild and beautiful imagination. Her poems are complex and playful, demanding and worthwhile, endowed with wisdom and wonder equally.
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i'm enjoying, not just the marvelous sounds, but the tension and the depth of meaning brought out in such a unique way. tell all the truth but tell it slant says Emily Dickinson

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My third collection, the pet radish, shrunken won the Lampman Award.

author site:
www.pearlpirie.com

I'm most active on twitter as pesbo.

on vimeo: https://vimeo.com/29603462
a 2012 reading from Thirsts, been shed bore and Mammals of Hoarfrost at Poets Live in Paris. Fellow readers with Peter Hughes and Bonny Finberg.
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