Sledgehammer and other Poems

Sledgehammer and other Poems

by John Mackenzie
     
 

"This is the work of the hammer: to break us open," writes John MacKenzie in this eloquent debut. His poems draw upon his Maritime roots-the earthy talk and wry humor; the daily grind of physical labor; the tug of family ties. Whether he's writing about harvesting canola in Manitoba, walking a steel girder high above Toronto, or birthing calves on PEI, his poems… See more details below

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"This is the work of the hammer: to break us open," writes John MacKenzie in this eloquent debut. His poems draw upon his Maritime roots-the earthy talk and wry humor; the daily grind of physical labor; the tug of family ties. Whether he's writing about harvesting canola in Manitoba, walking a steel girder high above Toronto, or birthing calves on PEI, his poems are equal parts rage, exact observation, wit and hard-earned love.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781896095561
Publisher:
Raincoast Book Distribution
Publication date:
09/28/2002
Edition description:
10TH ANNIVERSARY
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.68(w) x 7.96(h) x 0.30(d)

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