The Blue Hour of the Day: Selected Poems

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McClelland & Stewart, 2007 - Poetry - 251 pages
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Over the course of a career spanning three decades, Lorna Crozier has become one of Canadaís most beloved poets, receiving high acclaim and numerous awards, including the Governor Generalís Award, the Pat Lowther Poetry Award, and the Canadian Authors Association Award. Now, in this definitive selection of poems, which draws on her eight major collections and includes many of the poems for which she is justly celebrated, Crozierís trademark investigations of family, spirituality, loveís fierce attachments, and bereavement and loss have been given a new framework. As a sapphire generates a blue light from within, The Blue Hour of the Day demonstrates Crozierís dazzling capacity to bring depths to light, unfailingly and unflinchingly. It represents the best work of an icon of Canadian poetry.

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User Review  - Andrea Wall - Goodreads

2.5 stars. While I did like a couple of the poems it just wasn't for me. I'm not a huge poetry fan and the ones I do like have to tell a story an not be deep meaningful things that could possibly not ... Read full review

About the author (2007)

Lorna Crozier has published fifteen books of poetry, including The Blue Hour of the Day: Selected Poems; Whetstone; Apocrypha of Light; What the Living Wonít Let Go; A Saving Grace; Everything Arrives at the Light; Inventing the Hawk; Angels of Flesh, Angels of Silence; and The Garden Going On Without Us. She has also edited several anthologies, among them Desire in Seven Voices and, with Patrick Lane, Addicted: Notes from the Belly of the Beast and Breathing Fire: Canadaís New Poets. Born in Swift Current, Saskatchewan, she now lives in British Columbia, where she teaches at the University of Victoria.

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