The Fleece Era

The Fleece Era

by Joanna Lilley

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ISBN-13: 9781771313636
Publisher: Brick Books
Publication date: 02/01/2014
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 673 KB

About the Author

Since emigrating from the UK in 2006, Joanna Lilley has lived in Whitehorse, Yukon. Her poems and stories have been published in Canada and the UK in journals including The Malahat Review, Grain and The Fiddlehead. This is her first collection of poetry.

Table of Contents

A Riddle

Overheard 3

The Middle of Nowhere 4

At the Post Office 5

Stroke 6

Through Heathrow, Terminal Three 7

The Collection 8

Aunt 10

Lady of Gifts 11

Counting 13

If I Had Children 14

Sweet Tooth 15

Unfinished 16

Edinburgh 17

Farmer Ants 18

Paper Trail 20

Semi-detached 22

We Can Be Anything 24

Emotional Expenditure

The Churches Are Full of Men 31

Inside 32

Liz's New Painting 34

Band 36

Ugly 37

We Don't Hate Her 38

Notes at a Concert 39

Lucky 40

The Piano Tuner 42

Parhelion 43

St. Maarten 44

Unravelled 46

Work-Life Balance 48

At Work 49

Peterhead, Aberdeenshire 50

At Each Exhale

Plain Sailing 55

Regret 57

Past Lives 58

I Can't Hear a Thing You're Saying 60

Forty 61

Marriage 62

Scientist 63

At Sea 64

Recovery Point 65

Touching My Husband 66

Vancouver Heart 67

Nobody Else Dies

Walking in the English Countryside on a Sunny Day 71

Biology Lesson 73

White Dog 75

Keeping Warm in Antarctica 77

Year of the Sheep 78

Red Canoe 80

Salt Flats 82

Fish Lake Ridge 83

The Names of Things 84

Stone 86

Earth Crack 87

Cat and Mouse 88

Ten Thousand Trees 89

The Fleece Era 91

This Is the House 92

Mountain Time 93

Ediphile 95

Landowner 96

Neo-colonialist 97

You were probably genetically programmed 98

Earth Twin 100

Acknowledgements 103

About the Author 105

What People are Saying About This

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Joanna Lilley praise

‘These deeply personal poems contemplate the sharp pain of grief and articulate the fragile nature of love and the environment with a humble and resonant voice.’
~Clea Robert

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