By Clea Roberts
Whether conversing of erotic love, household existence, non secular barren region, or family members entanglements, the poems of Auguries, the much-anticipated moment assortment from Yukon poet Clea Roberts, are saturated with their northern panorama. Roberts is definitely versed within the distances and dynamics among tedium and ecstasy, mild and darkish, isolation and solitude, freeze and thaw, move and stillness. Her poems are spare and fresh, every one like a unmarried larch in an incredible white undeniable; their exactness startling and arresting. because the Gerald Lampert Award jury quotation for her celebrated first publication famous, “Her photos . . . will not be purely crisp and distinct, yet have the capacity to talk about the actual stipulations of this position and its emotional panorama in a single and an identical lyrical breath . . .”
Written in the course of a interval within which Roberts either turned a mum or dad and misplaced a dad or mum, the poems in Auguries lend themselves to prayer, give up, party, reconciliation, meditation, and auspice.
the best way to breathe
and the attractive,
slow with cold. (from “Cold Snap”)
“Clea Roberts writes poems of transparent, quiet good looks. They include the silence of belief: alive to the area with open eye and open heart.” — Anne Michaels
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