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The Ishtar Gate : last and selected poems

Author: Diana Brebner; Stephanie Bolster
Publisher: Montreal [Que.] : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©2005.
Series: Hugh MacLennan poetry series, 15.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Poetry : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Ishtar Gate, a ceremonial gate from the palace of Nebuchadnezzar at Babylon, reconstructed and housed in the Staatliche Museum, Berlin, is the merging of ancient and modern culture, old  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Poetry
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Brebner, Diana, 1956-
Ishtar Gate.
Montreal : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©2005
(DLC) 2006373963
Named Person: Diana Brebner; Diana Brebner
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Diana Brebner; Stephanie Bolster
ISBN: 9780773574441 0773574441
OCLC Number: 226374729
Notes: Includes poems previously published in Radiant life forms, The golden lotus and Flora & fauna.
Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 166 pages).
Contents: Considered passion : the poetry of Diana Brebner --
Snow angels --
Immolation --
The children in that country --
Awake in the morning room, newly painted --
You, of all white women I have loved --
Radiant life forms --
The sparrow drawer --
What is homeless in me, and sightless --
Desire, mother and child --
The radiant lady poems --
Open among the lilies --
The golden lotus --
Karuna --
Head of a girl --
The perfect garden --
Eleven paintings by Mary Pratt --
Flora & fauna --
The black swan --
Poison dart frogs --
The green canoe --
Facing Buddha --
Prints of love --
Pictures of an eclipse --
Polycarbon butterfly unfurled --
The pictures of my heart --
At the Schwarzschild radius --
The blue light of the neutron pool --
The trout --
My hope --
Porthole --
Port --
For the poet who told me to think less and feel more --
Frozen --
Waiting --
Morning on the guitar --
The bridge --
Detonation/notation --
Variation on John Thompson's Ghazal XXXVIII --
The narrow lens --
Venus velvet 6557 HB --
The variable swans --
Listening to Winterreise --
A stranger --
The Isis rattle --
Access the calm serene --
Concern for my soul --
Karma's girls --
Servant of the muse --
Gaia reclining --
Our Kate --
Orange marmalade Keiller recipe --
Slicing oranges in Kim's kitchen --
Blood oranges --
Silence --
Silence II --
The nature of weapons --
That blue is all in a rush --
The trout in the well : ideas on order & poetry.
Series Title: Hugh MacLennan poetry series, 15.
Responsibility: Diana Brebner ; edited and with an introduction by Stephanie Bolster.
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"Brebner is gifted with precise intuition and a pristine control over language. She gives the impression of being a visionary in her spare moments."

 
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