Carrying the Shadow
By (author) Patrick Friesen
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Carrying the Shadow by Patrick Friesen
Book DescriptionPatrick Friesen's newest collection is a haunting ode to the lives we have felt too briefly, known only in passing and yearn to hold still. While those who loved them keen softly between his lines, Friesen invokes their loss as one remembers a cool breath on the back of the neck, a faint shadow on a headstone, a watermark on the bed stand. With wisdom and beauty and invention, Friesen walks us through the graveyard of human kind where a symphony of voices still conduct the lives left behind long after they depart flesh for spirit. Intermingling prose poems and traditional free verse, Friesen both narrates and sings the stories of absence and forgetting, tales of lingering memory and fleeting love. With infinite candour and sensitivity, Friesen celebrates the lives of idols and iconoclasts, wives and widows, farmers and free-loaders. For anyone who has urged another title in the canon of Friesen's award-winning work, here is a collection worthy of accolade. Death has no dominion, but poetry has dominion over all.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780888784018
(203mm x 133mm x 7mm)
Imprint: Press Porcepic,Ontario
Publisher: Press Porcepic,Ontario
Publish Date: 19-Jun-1999
Country of Publication: Canada
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A series of poems on the world of matter and the world of spirit. This volume is based on the religion that has been such a key part of author's own background.
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Author Biography - Patrick Friesen
Patrick Friesen is the author of Blasphemer's Wheel, winner of the Manitoba Book of the Year Award and runner-up for the Milton Acorn People's Poetry Award. A Broken Bowl was short-listed for the Governor General's Award. His work St. Mary at Main was shortlisted for the Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize. He has also written for stage, radio, TV and film. He lives in Vancouver where he teaches writing.
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