Writing the Tides: New and Selected Poems

Writing the Tides: New and Selected Poems

by Kevin Roberts
     
 
Speaking of Kevin Roberts, the Australian writer Nigel Krauth says, "Roberts takes the common man's point of view and proves that humanity is still connected to the great turning of the universe." Certainly this "New and Selected" provides ample evidence of Roberts' sense of connectedness, as he selects the best from his previous eleven books of poetry and shows that

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Speaking of Kevin Roberts, the Australian writer Nigel Krauth says, "Roberts takes the common man's point of view and proves that humanity is still connected to the great turning of the universe." Certainly this "New and Selected" provides ample evidence of Roberts' sense of connectedness, as he selects the best from his previous eleven books of poetry and shows that for over thirty years he has been one of the more powerful voices on the Canadian scene."Kevin Roberts knows that beauty in poetry does not rest only in the image, but also in the energy of the poem. I read his poetry because he's written the magic of deep water, and then gone further, exploring the line that floats between tragedy and living with attention."—Brian BretÑ

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781553800361
Publisher:
Ronsdale Press
Publication date:
03/15/2006
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 6.00(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

Kevin Roberts is the author of 11 books of poetry, 8 plays, 2 books of short stories, and the award-winning novel Tears in a Glass Eye (Douglas & McIntyre, 1989). Born in Australia, he has lived for many years at Lantzville on Vancouver Island. He is Professor of English and Creative Writing at Malaspina University College.

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