Signs of Subversive Innocents

Signs of Subversive Innocents



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781927426388
Publisher: Signature Editions
Publication date: 03/28/2014
Pages: 83
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.70(h) x 0.20(d)

About the Author

Cora Siré lives in Montreal. Her poetry and fiction have appeared in anthologies and magazines such as Descant and the Literary Review of Canada. She has been a finalist for the Quebec Writers' Federation/CBC prize and received honourable mention for the Winston Collins/Descant poetry prize. Drawing on her encounters in realms ranging from Argentina to Vietnam, her work explores themes of exile, identity and the redemptive power of art.

Table of Contents

Quarry Manifesto

Quarry I 11

"Absolutely No Rubbish" 12

Magnolia Tree Project 13

The Gardener 15

Before Leaving Hué 16

Aquarians 18

Leaping into the Sea of Dreams 19

Squeeze My Heart 20

Zeitgeist 21

The Swamp in San Lorenzo 22

Manifesto of a Murdered Poet 24

Thundersnow 26

No Loitering / Pas de flanage

Quarry II 29

On the Tree of Life 30

Response 31

Invitation to Travel 32

The Quena Testifies 33

Brazen Metropolis 34

History of a Muse 36

In Exile 38

Montpelier, Vermont 39

Emperor's Lake 40

Crimson Tide 41

A Strange Pain

Quarry III 45

Predeceased 46

Vinci da Leonardo to Homage 47

Snarl 48

Her Human Voice 49

Amor y Muerte 50

A Dios 52

Rendition n. (often followed by of) 53

Three Canvas Train Ride 54

Dance 57

A Pacific Vision 58

Pale Blue Light

Quarry IV 63

Cordillera Midnight 64

The Last Grenade 65

Polar Spheres 66

Nightfall in Sai Gon 67

Dac Drums the Drums 70

Warrior 71

Itinerant & Stalker 72

Buried Alive 74

Miscarriage 75

Small Reveals 76

Miraculous Montage of the Morning Mind 77

Reprise 79

End Notes 81

Acknowledgements 82

About the Author 83

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