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Cloud Physics

by (author) Karen Enns

University of Regina Press
Initial publish date
Mar 2017
Canadian, Women Authors
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    Apr 2017
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    Mar 2017
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In her third collection of poetry, Karen Enns ranges over endings of many kinds: cultural, ecological, and personal. But the poems are also replete with affirmations of love, of music and language, and of our rootedness in place and history. Enns describes our predicament with startling and surreal precision, yet also with tenderness and compassion. Her work is unusually wise in the ways of innocence as well as grief.

About the author

Ordinary HoursKaren Enns grew up in a Mennonite farming community in southern Ontario. She currently lives and writes in Victoria, B.C., where she works as a private piano instructor. Her first book of poetry, That Other Beauty, was nominated for the Gerald Lampert Award.

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Editorial Reviews

"An affirmation of poetry's unique domain."

“Personal and remote, cool and exacting, mysteriously exciting, like a top skier these poems cut their own tracks.” Gary Snyder, Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Turtle Island

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