Category Archives: Poetry

Selected Poems 2000-2020 by Andreas Gripp (134)

I’ve been trying to read some poetry lately. And before the pandemic hit, I went to my local library and saw this book in the new book section. I immediately was drawn to it. As I leafed through this book … Continue reading

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So Many Babies by Lorna Crozier (189)

This is a great picture book for kids that I picked up by one of my favourite poets.  Lorna Crozier is a wonderful writer, like no other that I have read when it comes to saying things through poetry. Her … Continue reading

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The Garden Going on Without Us by Lorna Crozier (186)

This is yet another poetry book for our Canadian Book Review Challenge this month!  I just really enjoy reading Lorna Crozier’s works.  And this poetry book is no exception. This book is Crozier’s sixth collection of poems, and is a … Continue reading

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Night Work: The Sawchuk Poems by Randall Maggs (180)

This is a wonderful book for national poetry month!  One of the librarians at my local library suggested it and I am grateful for her suggestion because it was a spellbinding poetry book unlike any that I have ever read … Continue reading

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Wayside So By Cecily Nicholson (140)

This is an eerie book of poetry by an award-winning writer. The poems are angry, honest, and expressive of a young girl who was missing her Dad in her life. He was a travelling musician when she was growing up … Continue reading

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