Год издания: 2006
Количество страниц: 92
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She is the youngest person ever shortlisted for a Governor-General's award for narrative poetry. Still in her early 30s, Tammy Armstrong is already a poet of significance, whose work has appeared in journals and anthologies in Canada, the US and Europe. Take Us Quietly returns to her favourite subjects, this time with a decidedly sharper edge. In this new collection, Armstrong explores life, sickness, death and the importance of paying attention to the wider world, filtered through her own unique sensibility. "I was once told that we're all just one second away from death, which is monumental when you stop to think how we take life for granted." Nothing is taken for granted in her new collection, a portion of which was a finalist for the 2005 CBC Literary Awards. Whether travelling through Spain, mining a memory from a rural New Brunswick childhood, or exposing the concessions of love in a long-term relationship, Armstrong creates poems that leap from thought to thought, from one...