The Girl in the Brook. First Edition, Signed

By: WRIGHT, Wayne.

Price: $35.00

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WRIGHT, Wayne. The Girl in the Brook. [St. John's] : Breakwater, (1980). First Edition. Pp (64). Unpaginated. 8vo (135 x 202 mm), yellow card covers, with black lettering to front & rear cover, with blank spine, with small b&w photo of Wright on the rear cover.

No. 4 in the Canada's Atlantic Poets series.

Limited to 1000 copies.

Laugher p.615.

Michael Wayne Wright (b. October 29, 1947).

Poet, sculptor, artist, cartoonist, &c, (b. October 29, 1947), from Bedeque, Prince Edward Island . .



Poems:
"When the Tao is Present in the Universe",
"Breakwater",
"The Goaltender Keep in Mind",
"Never Mention Isadora Duncan",
"Lions for Thomas, Godson",
"For a Woman in Cam Che, Vietnam",
"Annie in the Sky" [mentioning Gander and Bear Cove, Newfoundland],
"Think of Me a Certain Twenty",
"Cape Clear Island",
"I Just Stood Leaning on the Door",
"Mermaiden" [with Jacques Cousteau references],
"Leif's Message to the Shield-maiden",
"Eastern Passage",
"She Rested in the Damascus",
"The Girl in the Brook",
"Keltic Landing",
"A Zodiac of Apples",
"Beneath the Still of Alders",
"Envoi",
"Anima",
"Stella Maris",
"Decade",
"Our Desires are Prismatic",
"Kafka",
"Lake Kejimkujik",
"Artemis",
"Prelude",
"Lismer",
"Sholem",
"On a low sofa the early madonna",
"To My Father, Dying Young",
"Richard Burton is Reading Dylan Thomas",
"Trading Cards of the Poets",
"Equal Odds",
"Measuring the Beach as Slender",
"I Wanted the Descension", and
the Haligonian "From the Paradise Restaurant" based on a long-gone Hollis Street greasy-spoon.

"When the Tao is Present in the Universe,
Trading cards of the poets
go even up with cards of the hockey player:
so a Vosnesensky gets you Lafleur
or Tretiak one of us".

""When the Tao is Absent from the Universe,
the crew of the Alexandr Pushkin
play soccer by themselves down by the Arm
and poets in suede elbow patches
corner the duplex market."

Very good. Signed, without inscription, by Wright. 35.00

Title: The Girl in the Brook. First Edition, Signed

Author Name: WRIGHT, Wayne.

Categories: 888,

Publisher: Breakwater: 1980

ISBN Number: 0919948901

ISBN Number 13: 9780919948907

Seller ID: 116557

Keywords: LITERATURE PEI SUMMERSIDE CANADA CANADIAN LITERARY POETS VERSE POETRY PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND ,