Making Strange to Yourself

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Turnstone Press, Apr 1, 1999 - Poetry - 67 pages
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Making strange to yourself beats with a great, raw desire to know and experience; the poems rage with truth, sing their steadfast faith in the body, chant their incantations, moving us to deeper sorrow, greater longing and imagination.

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Contents

Man watching
3
Watching two married people fight
9
It is nothing for them to fly
15
postscript
21
Why
31
Night terror
40
Regarding my breasts
46
Her story
52
Sophia
58
Plainsong
64
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About the author (1999)

Audrey Poetker has been published in literary journals such as Canadian Literature, Prairie Fire, Mennonite Mirror and The New Quarterly. Her second book of poetry, standing all the night through (Turnstone Press), was nominated as McNally-Robinson Book of Year in 1992. She lives on a Manitoba farm and is mother to three dogs.

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