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By Melanie Siebert

Melanie Siebert’s wonderful debut assortment travels distant northern rivers, in addition to of Canada’s such a lot threatened rivers, the Athabasca and the North Saskatchewan. those rivers push the poems right into a contemplation of loss and into the terrain of Alexander Mackenzie’s goals, a busker’s broken-down road riffs, and the borderland wanderings of a grandmother whose absence is felt as a presence. The poems’ currents are turbulent, braided, submerged. Narrative streams look like tributaries glimpsed via brush, after which veer into unforeseen territories, the place limitations blur – among the self and the opposite, among the dwelling and the lifeless, among the human and the wild – and loss consists of with it either tune and silence. during this virtuoso assortment, Melanie Siebert has reworked language into that rarest factor, a unique poetic vision.

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