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Author Name:    WELCH, Liliane

Title:   Assailing Beats : Poems. First Edition.

Publisher:    Borealis Press, Ottawa, 1979, ISBN:0888870086 

Seller ID:   101813

WELCH, Liliane. Assailing Beats : Poems. Ottawa: Borealis Press, 1979. First Printing. Pp. (10),1-70. 8vo, illustrated green card covers with purple lettering to front cover and spine. The New Brunswick author's third collection of verse. Includes the following poems: I. Letters -- Roads: "Letters","Houses", "Walking", "Dream of a New Brunswick boy", "A woman's voice, dee p in New Brunswick", "Summer love", "The pumpkin pie", "Pioneer", "Huntsman", "New Brunswicker traveling", "Dead wife", "Immigrant", "A drinking man speaks to his Jehovah", "The town drunk", "Pregnant woman", "The room", "Madonna and Child", "A wife looks at her dead husband", "The birthday", "New Brunswick man and Alberta woman", "In the New Brunswick woods just off the Transcanada", "The Idiot", "Bird watcher", "Mother", "Mechanics of a Maritime church", "Maritime roads", "Abandoned field", "A man tries to sleep in Sackville". II. Equinox -- Solstice: "Winter", "January night", "Winter scene", "March", "March Anabasis", "Sackville windows", "Spring hunting", "Spring Equinox", "Scotian and Ocean Limited", "Summer departure", "Summer Solstice", "Hot days", "Autumn Equinox", "Autumn roots", "Larch", "Westcock marsh", "Winter solstice", "Christmas shopping", "December nights". III. Ascent -- Descent: "Winter and Spring", "Ascent", "Summital corridor", "Summit", "Descent", "Rescue", "On the walls of La Meije", "The sleep of mountain climbers", "Ghost of a mountain climber", "A guide stays on the mountain". IV. Man of God -- Lucifer: "Leif'frachen, Our Lady of the mines", "Angel of Strasbourg", "Lucifer", "Lindentree", "St-Remy-de-Provence", "Man of God". V. Odysseus -- "Go Down, Moses": "Odysseus", "Fundy's tides conquered by a dam", "New Brunswick woods", "Wilderness", "Fiddler and woman", "'Go down, Moses'", "Words and poet". Very good. Due to its small size, shipping costs should be cheaper than quoted. 12.50

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