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A bedroom of searchlights : poems

Author: Joanna M Weston
Publisher: Toronto, ON : Inanna Publications, 2016.
Series: Inanna poetry & fiction series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Poetry : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The poems in this collection explore the life of the poet's mother who divorced in 1939, at a time when a woman divorcing was still frowned upon by society. This collection draws a picture of the artist and single mother who struggled with poverty, war, and the realities of daily life, yet still found beauty and comfort in her garden, and her art.
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Weston, Joanna M., 1938-
Bedroom of searchlights.
Toronto, Canada : Inanna Publications and Education Inc., [2016]
(DLC) 2017430634
(OCoLC)932577983
Weston, Joanna M., 1938-
Bedroom of searchlights.:
Toronto, ON : Inanna Publications, 2016.
(CaOONL)20169002969
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Joanna M Weston
ISBN: 9781771333061 1771333065 9781771333085 1771333081
OCLC Number: 936220934
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Cover; Copyright; Title Page; Also By; Dedication; Contents; Meeting Today; From East to West; I Know She; Her Sketch-Book; Pages and Pages; Across the World; The Dog; Fidelity; Background of Flowers; Wartime Parent; To Find; Divorced; Forgetting; Birth-Home; Knots; Loss; Raising Children; Embroidery; Embarrassed; Vanilla; Relatives; The Storyteller; Her Bas-relief Silver Belt Buckle; For Guests; Weekly; Every Summer; Keeping; Necessities; Pencil Sketches; The Spinet; For the Present; By the Fire; An Old Dress; Ever-Present; Eccentric; Interruption; Child on the Chair; Rainbows A Curious DomesticityGhosts in the House; Art Exhibition; Her Garden; Summer and Winter; The Loneliness; The Person on the End; The Lady Who Sat for Her Portrait; Freezing Time; In Colour; Turning Inward; Lament; Waiting for the Flight; Woman Behind Glass; Buried Secrets; In An After-Life; Thread of Motherhood; Ledgers; Two Ghosts; Funeral for Three; Unmatched Colours; The Last Painting; Legacy; An Old Photo; Under a Yew; Mother Is My Age; Disappeared; The Last Wave; Acknowledgements
Series Title: Inanna poetry & fiction series.
Responsibility: by Joanna M. Weston.
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The poems in this collection explore the life of the poet's mother who divorced in 1939, at a time when a woman divorcing was still frowned upon by society. This collection draws a picture of the artist and single mother who struggled with poverty, war, and the realities of daily life, yet still found beauty and comfort in her garden, and her art.

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