Mind the Gap exhibits a fine balance between rational scepticism and metaphysical dreaming. The love poems are jewels, beautifully wrought and with a pleasing weight of maturity and humour.
About the author
Bert Almon won the Writers’ Guild of Alberta Award for Poetry for Earth Prime (Brick) in 1998. He has been a Hawthornden Fellow in Poetry and a finalist in the Blackwell’s/Times Literary Supplement Poetry Competition. His poems have appeared in journals such as The Malahat Review, The Fiddlehead, Grain, Prairie Fire, Descant, Prism international, and Queen’s Quarterly. He lives in Edmonton, where he teaches creative writing at the University of Alberta.