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Little Empires

Little Empires

by Robert Colman
     
 

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Through the rapidly altered perspectives of romantic relationship and the demands of economic recession, Little Empires pursues what it means to own your changing landscape. In a deft and pithy, elegantly nuanced and urbane style, Robert Colman charts awareness within our fragmenting society, where Tweets drown the present tense, and “purpose” loses its

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Through the rapidly altered perspectives of romantic relationship and the demands of economic recession, Little Empires pursues what it means to own your changing landscape. In a deft and pithy, elegantly nuanced and urbane style, Robert Colman charts awareness within our fragmenting society, where Tweets drown the present tense, and “purpose” loses its hold on sense. Out of it all comes an enriched appreciation of human connection.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781927443118
Publisher:
Quattro Books
Publication date:
11/20/2012
Series:
Poetry Series
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Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
80
File size:
2 MB

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Little Empire (after Jack Chambers’ Lunch [unfinished] 1969) / When you painted the linear cleanliness / of your family presiding over Sunday lunch, / was it really, as some critics say, / divine inspiration, with Jesus about to appear / at the empty chair on your right? // The joyous kingdom of the steady, / the sated, you suggest, is in this

Meet the Author

Robert Colman is a writer and editor based in Newmarket, Ontario, whose work has been published in literary magazines across Canada. His first full-length collection of poems, The Delicate Line (Exile Editions, 2008), was nominated for the ReLit Award.

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