Collecting Silence

Collecting Silence

by Ulrike Narwani

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ISBN-13: 9781553804888
Publisher: Ronsdale Press
Publication date: 03/15/2017
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 94
File size: 602 KB

About the Author

ULRIKE NARWANI, of Baltic-German heritage, grew up in Edmonton, Alberta, and completed a PhD in Slavic Languages and Literatures at the University of Toronto. Her poetry has been published in Island Writer, CV2, FreeFall, Vallum, two chapbooks edited by Patrick Lane, and the anthology Poems for Planet Earth. Ulrike is an active participant in the Planet Earth Poetry reading series .She makes her home in North Saanich, B.C.

Table of Contents

I

Prayer Flags 3

Never Too Late 4

Jumping into Water 5

The Fish 6

A Reminiscent Shape 7

Sandy Path 8

Netsuke 10

The Morning Is Too Straight 11

This Foreign Language 12

Buoy 13

Good Things 15

Day of Mushrooms 16

Dun 17

Collecting Silence 18

Ocean Wilderness 19

II

Walls 23

Watchdog 26

The False Mirror 27

Mona Lisa 29

Newcomers 30

Brink Year/ 32

Separation 33

Intertidal 34

Charcoal Portrait 35

The Fourth Monk 36

Edmonton's Royal Jubilee Auditorium 38

My Day's Full Beauty 39

Curriculum Vitac 40

Three Wishes 41

Tide 42

Visit to South Haven Cemetery 43

Hazard Note 45

Conversation 46

Trestle Bridge Nightmare 48

Crater Lake 49

III

Ghost Lilies 53

Hollows 55

Patch of Land, Liepaja, Latvia 56

Clear-cut 57

Violence Seems Unreal for a While 58

When Sky Leaps 60

Peaks/ 61

In the Beginning 63

Blue and White Pottery 64

After the Opera on Humboldt Street 65

IV

Somewhere a Ferry 69

Frolic 71

Anniversary 72

Eclipse 74

David Bowie on the Malahat 75

Forward to Mars 76

Harijan 78

Mountains of Meteora 80

Lament 81

Extinction 82

Rim Light 85

Grand Staff of Music 86

Testing Balance 87

Blinding Write 88

An Offering 89

White Postcards 90

Femme Assise 91

Pieta 92

About the Author 93

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