By Helen Humphreys

ISBN-10: 1894078020

ISBN-13: 9781894078023

Winner of the 2000 Canadian Authors organization Award for Poetry and shortlisted for the 2000 Pat Lowther Award and the 2001 Milton Acorn Memorial People’s Poetry Prize

Physical and fiercely lyric, Helen Humphreys' Anthem is a litany of wish. A track of poverty and of wish, of the achieve ahead and the relentless backward look. With stark pictures and sophisticated, tensile energy, her poems contact that infrequent period among presence and shortage, echo and solution, among wall and window and sky -- that hole during which we are living, the gap phrases make.

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