TULIP HAIKU

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Author: Angela Leuk Synopsis: Over a hundred haiku views of the astonishing tulip! By turns light-hearted and poignant, this masterful collection of three-line poems by members of Haiku Canada pays tribute to this most celebrated of flowers, and shows how tulips have touched almost every aspect of our lives. Genre: Poetry, Anthology Published in: 2004 No. of Pages: 106 ISBN: 9781896754345
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SUN THROUGH THE BLINDS

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Author: Maxianne Berger & Angela Leuck Synopsis: No solitudes here as Montreal’s best haiku poets present work as vibrant and alive as the city itself.  –Marianne Bluger, author of Tamarak & Clearcutand Early Evening Pieces. Along with familiar authors like Andre Duhaime and Marco Fraticelli, meet wonder kid Jacob Harris, who wrote his first haiku at age six, and wonder senior Shigeru Kido, who composed his first haiku at age eighty. Basho would have approved of this wonderful collection of one-breath poems! –Winona Baker, author of Even a Stone Breathes: Haiku and Senryu. Genre: Poetry Published in: 2003 No. of Pages: 175 ISBN: 9781896754321
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JUST BEING

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Author: Betty Scott Synopsis: “… they shall mount up with wings like eagles.”  – Isaiah 40 vs. 31 In this collection of poems, Betty Scott draws inspiration from everyday events; those seemingly unimportant moments we share with those we love. Full of hope and uplifting, these poems will leave the reader with a smile. Genre: Poetry Published in: 2009 No. of Pages: 89 ISBN: 9781896754864
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FLYING THINGS

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Author: John Torrel Synopsis: Shoreline’s third book by this Montreal poet. John Torell’s finds his imagination pulled by a variety of things, such as paper airplanes, moths, dandelion fluff, the sky… With his words as guides, the world is truly in our hands. Genre: Poetry Published in: 2009 No. of Pages: 90 ISBN: 9781896754826
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TICKETS

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Author: Judy Isherwood Synopsis: In pain, Cora lies in a hospital bed after her operation, feeling alone and helpless after the insensitive treatment by her doctor and nurse. Enter Ti-gars (Cowboy), a Quebec handyman who is working on the roof. He and Cora constantly clash as Cora rejects his efforts to help her, unaware that he needs her help as well, in order to solve his own dilemma. Quebec country music, plus songs of Nashville and Jamaica, help further the plot of this comedy-drama. The play presents a light-hearted look at the too-familiar problems of patient alienation and helplessness. It is also not an accident that Cora and Ti-gars must work together if they want to solve their problem.Four characters, a simple set, some lively music, and a cowboy hat—these…
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JUST TAKE THE TIME

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Author: Lois MacIsaac Synopsis:Just Take the Timeis poetry of the here and now, which delights with observation and humour. Together with her previous book, her own memoir written in poetry form Silhouettes Move Closer, Lois MacIsaac shows us life lived at its fullest. Genre: Poetry  Published in: 2010  No. of Pages: 145 ISBN: 9781896754925
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DOWN TO EARTH

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Author: Judith Isherwood Synopsis: Deliberately obscure and rambling abstractions are not the stuff of these poems. Simple images, vivid, yet grounded in everyday told with an unhurried pace and a warm and confident tone. Often gently ironic and with a quiet humour, they serve to illustrate a lifetime of observation. Down to Earthnever loses touch with those seemingly insignificant moments that compose a human life, in all its transience. Genre: Poetry Published in: 1990 No. of Pages: 64 ISBN: 969518080
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SEEDED IN SINAI

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Author: Shulamis Yelin Synopsis: A prolific writer and poet, Shulamis Yelin is well known for her tales of St. Lawrence Boulevard and Montreal life. Born of Holocaust survivors, her works reflect Jewish life in Montreal in 2000. Genre: Poetry Published in: 1975 No. of Pages: 147 ISBN: 9108080301
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DAILY ODDITIES AND MIRACLES

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Author: Peter Conn Synopsis: When asked what stimulated his desire to create and particularly to write poetry, Peter once responded, “it’s important not to try too hard …not to make an effort. It’s like swimming in a boundless ocean and not drowning. You become a speck in the limitlessness of time and space, allowing the spirit of the universe to enter you.” It is his approach to nature that inhabits Peter’s poetry. He saw what is real in our everyday world and exposed it in all its richness, harshness and beauty.  –Jim Heywood. With courage, skill, tenacity the poet brings honesty and true emotion to his reader—as he does in the poem “Sleep” which promises, seeks and delivers what it takes to face life as it is.  –Jon Torell. Genre:…
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CONNECTIONS

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Author: Kathleen Regier Synopsis: Sometimes, the result of a meeting between life and me was anything but predictable… Connectionsis a selection of these vignettes, chosen with an eye to showing my connections to the prairie, farm, family and animals, with the hope that readers will make their own connections to the stories. These pieces can’t be shared without risking some vulnerability on my part, but I’ll take the risk. After all, life had to take me at face value, too.  –From the Foreword by Kathleen Regier. Genre: Poetry Published in: 1997 No. of Pages: 64 ISBN: 1896754058
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