Chameleon Hours

Chameleon HoursFrom Ways Of Going For SteveWill It Be Like Paragliding Gossamer Takeoff, Seedlike Drifting Downinto A Sunlit, Unexpected Grove Or Ski Jumping Headlong Soaring,ski Tips Piercing Clouds,crystal Revelations Astonishing My Goggles Skittery Flicker Of A Glare Weary Lizardstartled Into The Sheltering Wings Of A Leaf,rusting Freighter With A Brimming Holdshimmering Onto A Crimson Edge Sad Rower Pushed From Shore,I Ll Disappear Like Circles Summonedby An Oar S DipHowever I Burn Through To The Next Atmosphere,let Your Dear Face Be The Last Thing I See Whether Writing Poems About North American Life And Landscape Or Love Poems Or Elegies For Family And Friends Or Poems On Serious, Debilitating Illness And The Transformations It Can Effect Elise Partridge Offers In Chameleon Hours Words Forged By Suffering And Courage Full Of Wit And Empathy, Partridge S Poems Draw Inspiration From Sources As Whimsical As Tortoises And Pontoons, As Poignant As A Homeless Woman Taking Shelter Inside A Post Office On A Winter Night, And As Deeply Personal As Her Own Cancer Diagnosis At A Young Age Chameleon Hours Is A Book About The Rewards Of Being Reminded Of One S Own Mortality And The Lyric Expression Of Life In All Its Intensity Elise Partridge Is A Teacher And Editor She Is The Author Of Fielder S Choice

Elise Partridge s poems have appeared in journals including The New Yorker, The Walrus, Poetry, The Fiddlehead, and The Yale Review She is the author of Fielder s Choice shortlisted for the Lampert Award for best first book of poems in Canada and Chameleon Hours shortlisted for the BC Book Prize and winner of the Canadian Authors Association Poetry Award Educated at Harvard, Cambridge, Bosto

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  • Paperback
  • 112 pages
  • Chameleon Hours
  • Elise Partridge
  • English
  • 06 February 2018
  • 9780226647920

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