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The dust of just beginning

Author: Don Kerr
Publisher: [s.l.] : Athabasca University Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Computer file
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In this mature, accomplished collection, we can once again admire Don Kerr's unique prairie voice - minimalist, self-effacing, immersed in his love of the vernacular language of this place.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Don Kerr
ISBN: 9781897425923 1897425929 9781897425930 1897425937
OCLC Number: 910965931
Language Note: English.
Notes: Don Kerr knows prairie culture better than most―he knows it from the inside out. He has made us aware of ourselves through his numerous volumes of poetry, his fiction, his many plays, his histories, and his interest in heritage. In this mature, accomplished collection, we can once again admire his unique prairie voice―minimalist, self-effacing, direct yet subtle and nuanced, immersed in his love of the vernacular language of this place. His line is muscular, his timing impeccable, his broad strokes with so few words exemplary.
Awards: Commended for Saskatchewan Book Award for Poetry 2010 (Canada)
Description: 1 online resource (97 S.)
Contents: just beginning11 a height of prairies12 Billy14 the lady gardener, Anne Szum15 the voice of Anne16 sun17 the jesus poems24 the body poems30 the waters of life31 what then is free?32 the rote beads33 the last day34 I told you I could drive35 Ila36 a memory37 oh then38 gone large gone small39 the dust of just beginning for it's love43 love poems48 mall49 body poems II, the black poet journey man57 a fearful carnality58 lost and found59 my road60 the first day63 where are we going next year?64 to the tax man65 journey man66 you dream the poem67 tough terrain68 mind riding69 Blue River we are the echo73 kelly's alley74 hunting rabbits75 on the line76 summer south77 Cousin Lynda78 water boy79 we are the echo80 this is the day nothing happens81 body idling over to escape onto paper85 into the woods86 word off87 victim of story88 at the end of his fifth whiskey89 the dead tired poem90 the anonymous clouds91 never start from here92 Samuel Beckett 95 acknowledgement96 about the author

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