Curing Berry, The. First Printing.

By: WARD, Frederick

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WARD, Frederick. The Curing Berry. Toronto: Williams-Wallace Pub., 1983. First Printing. Pp (6),1-66. 8vo, illustrated pink card covers with black lettering to front and spine. "Frederick Ward / works have been called literary music. He writes with unusual sensitivity and skill by orchestrating poems, letters and experiences into pure art. A Halifax resident, he is the author of 'Riverlisp', 'Nobody Called Me Mine' and 'A Room Full of Balloons'. He was the script writer for the film 'Fields of Endless Days' and 'Africville'. He was the only Canadian poet to be invited to the prestigious BisbeePoetry Readings held in New Mexico Summer of '82 and his works are taught in Universities in Europe." - from the rear cover. Includes the following poems: Part I: The Curing Berry: "Confusion", "Haste", "I Found", "This Gotsto End", "Around 12 Bars in 3/4 Time", "She Tells Her Mama", "Sweet Woman" . Part II: From: Cutting an Ebony Tile in the Canadian Mosaic: "A Pattern of Escape", "Who", "Najean", "From Who All Was There", "About the Fire". Part III: From: Do Blind Men See Ghosts: "Dialogue #1: Mama", "Dialogue #2: Reverend Fess", "Dialogue #3: Old Man (To the Squatters)", "Adeline's Song", "On Being Home Past Six O'Clock with Seven Thirty In Her Palm", "Ruth". Part IV: A Proud Shadow Awaits the Sun: "Yet Among-Us", "My Aunt", "Me Grandaunt", "Me Grandaunt to Don Darlington", "Courage", "Grampa the First Time HeRegistered". From: Advocacy: "Advocacy", "Guilt". From the Play: Juka: "Bl ind Man's Blues". Part V: From the Play: Riverlisp: "Sermon -- Reverend Mores", "Finally", "Untitled". Part VI: From: Waiting to Be a Crow: "Lady Susuma's Dream", "The Death of Lady Susuma", "Rodney", "Bright Moments", "Bare-Footin", "Moon", "At the Creek", "River", and "Home". A couple of small brown spots to front cover, else very good. Uncommon. Due to its small size, shipping costs should be cheaper than quoted. 25.00

Title: Curing Berry, The. First Printing.

Author Name: WARD, Frederick

Categories: 888,

Publisher: Williams-Wallace Pub., Toronto, 1983, ISBN:0887950175:

Seller ID: 3108

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