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Orient

by Gillian Wigmore

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published: Feb 2015
ISBN:9781771314060
publisher: Brick Books
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orient is the third collection from one of Western Canada's most accomplished poets. Composed mainly of three long poems—an extended meditation on the connection between man and fish, the lament of a big-souled cowboy poet looking up from rock bottom, and a historical envisioning of an intimate relationship between a pioneer and a powerful crone—orient leaps, sings, burrows down, and orients the reader within its rich ecosystem. The appeal of these poems lies partly in their blend of humility (the open-minded approach), in their force (the taut style, the original vision) and in an astonishing boldness. Wigmore is a "poet of place"; in the best sense: "about the big picture."

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Wigmore digs out the right words for each moment of hardship and exultation… sings with joy and strife.

— Malahat Review

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