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Could Be

by Heather Cadsby

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published: Oct 2009
ISBN:9781926829364
publisher: Brick Books
Description

Poems about the unexpected and often wry coincidences language lends to life.

In Could be, each poem is a moment of engaged and isolated attention, prodding language, relationships, the mundane aspects of daily life, friendships and art. It asks how we use words, how we shape them and are in turn shaped by them. In many ways, then, this book is about how we construct our world through language, and how language unexpectedly shifts the terms on us. It is wry, funny, moving and at times disturbing. It will quietly assert itself, as so often language itself does, and will challenge readers to reconsider how they engage with words and world.

About the Author

Heather Cadsby

Heather Cadsby was born in Belleville, Ontario and moved to Toronto at a young age. She obtained a BA degree from McMaster University and taught elementary school for a number of years. In the 1980s she helped organize poetry readings at the Axle-Tree Coffee House in Toronto. A co-founder of the poetry press Wolsak and Wynn, she is the author of five books of poetry, has been a finalist for the Pat Lowther Memorial Award, and served for many years as a director of the Art Bar Poetry Series. She continues to live in Toronto.

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