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Impersonating Flowers

by (author) David Bateman

Frontenac House
Initial publish date
Apr 2007
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    Apr 2007
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Rated PG, these poems loosely chart an adolescence – moving swiftly into middle age – experienced without parental guidance. As the poet morphs from poodle to petal, finding solace in Haiku (and other profound decorative forms) he considers a timeless revisionist anecdote – When he was just a little girl he said to his mother, “What will I be?” Impersonating Flowers answers some of the questions his mother was afraid to ask.

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Compulsive Acts editor David Bateman is a performance poet, literature and creative writing instructor, journalist, and visual artist living and working in Toronto.

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