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1 GLENN, Lorri Nielsen. Lost Gospels. First Edition
Brick Books, London, Ontario, 2010, ISBN:9781894078771 2010 1894078772 / 9781894078771 
GLENN, Lorri Nielsen. Lost Gospels. (London, Ontario) : Brick Books, (2010). First Edition. Pp (8),9-93,(3). 8vo (152 x 221 mm), photo-illustrated dark brown cardcovers, with white lettering to spine.

Lorri Neilsen Glenn (b. 1947, Winnipeg), Halifax's poet laureate from 2005 to 2009, was living in Halifax, Nova Scotia at the time of publication.

"What do we lose - what should we keep? In this new collection, acclaimed poet Lorri Neilsen Glenn, former poet laureate of Halifax, explores long-held questions about spirituality and place. What are the songs that keep us here? How do we move gracefully in perpetual uncertainty? Central is the poetic sequence 'Songs for Simone' --a troubled conversation between the poet and French mystical philosopher Simone Weil. These are poems of great loss and restless questioning, wring beauty out of potential despair. Lost Gospels confirms Neilsen Glenn as a poet of maturity, depth and power." - from the rear.

A collection of poetry arranged in six sections.

Lost Gospels.
Ten poems.

Verge.


Learning the words.

"Lucy: A Love Story about Daughters",
"You Praise a Blue Dress",
"Time after Time: Haibun for an Old Standard",
"Hemlock Ravine",
"Hillside Cemetery, Saskatoon",
"To the Man Upstairs",
"Legs",
"Winter Fire on a Country Road",
"Home",
"When They Are Old", and
"When Puccini isn't enough" after Tony Hoagland (for Rose Vaughan).

Songs for Simone. [Simone Weil]

"Trouvé 1",
"J'offre 1",
"J'imagine 1",
"Trouvé 2",
"J'offre 2",
"J'imagine 2",
"Trouvé 3",
"J'offre 3", and
"J'imagine 3".

Just So You Know.

"Winter kill",
"Driving at Night",
"St. Boniface",
"Just So You Know",
"Address for the Dead",
"Spring again",
"Father Martin",
"Not Alone",
"The Biting",
"Dusk",
"Horse", and
"Incantation".

Comes a Time.

"Night Borders" (for Don McKay),
"Hubbards Cove",
"They Say Reason Alone",
"Wild",
"That spring",
"Turn",
"Second-hand Philosophy",
"Writing has always felt like praying - Reverend Ames",
"After a Full Day",
"You think of Meister Eckhart", and
"Faith".

With end-notes.



Very good. 15.00



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