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Journey: Poems
Barnes, Lilly
Inanna Publications and Education Inc / Softcover / 2014-04-01 / 1771331461
Poetry / Toronto Authors
price: $18.95
100 pages
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This book of poetry brings you the journey of a life lived in turbulent times. Its many stories are distilled from personal experience, honed and deepened into the shape and rhythm of poetry. The arc of this life begins with the child who has no fear of bombs — war being the only way of life she has known — but is afraid that she might reveal a dangerous secret. Or get a hole in her stocking. Or maybe get served her own pet bunny in a stew. The journey continues through years of dislocations, when the struggle to keep afloat is all — when the quest is survival of a recognizable self. And sooner or later in anyone's life there's a choice which has to be made: to attain and then sink into comfort, or to continue the journey, seeking freedom from the strands trailing out of the dark distant past, binding and confining, seeking what joy there is in life, on the path of becoming an Elder.

About the Author:

Lilly Barnes is the author of A Hero Travels Light, a book of interrelated short stories published by Oberon and of the novel Mara, published by Variety Crossing Press. Mara is the spine of the literary/music event called “Jazz for Mara.” Lilly Barnes is also the author of five books for children, and of poems published in seven editions of Variety Crossing Anthologies. She was an Arts Journalist for CBC radio for many years, as well as senior script writer for the Mr. Dress-Up show for which she received the 2007 Gemini Award: the Margaret Collier Award for writing, for Outstanding Body of Work. She lives in downtown Toronto, in an old house full of stories and music.

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