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Poetry Canadian

Bodies, The

And Other Political Poems

by (author) Calvin White

Publisher
Now or Never Publishing Co.
Initial publish date
Apr 2015
Category
Canadian
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9781926942780
    Publish Date
    Apr 2015
    List Price
    $17.95

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Description

To Calvin White, "political" means taking a stand on issues that matter, wading into the nitty-gritty of who we are as humans and the lives we live and are sometimes forced to live. Poetojournalism is commentary and exposure: words create the imagery; poems create the photo; the photo tells the story. Our wars, our crimes, our relationships to others, the chronicling of our deeper selves--this is the world The Bodies explores.

About the author

A former high school teacher and counsellor in small town British Columbia, Calvin White translated his experience developing educational and therapeutic approaches for troubled teenagers into leading a team of local counsellors in Uzbekistan, a remote corner of central Asia. As a mental health specialist for Médecins Sans Frontières, he spent a year creating therapeutic practises aimed at saving the lives of hundreds of patients suffering from multi-drug resistant tuberculosis. Calvin makes his home in Salmon Arm, BC.

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