Anansi, April 9, 2015
from the publisher
In Sequence, the reader accompanies the poet step after step and breath after breath through a haunting and mercurial world that shimmers like sun on sand. Alternating moments of spare clarity with deep narrative flashes, the poem wanders the borders of the self, pursuing the eternal moment through imagined landscapes and the lush world waiting outside the writer’s window. This is poetry of intense observation, finely tuned to a pattern that is sustained with breaks and returns, alive with eros and a hunger for Breton’s “convulsive beauty.”
Sequence dazzles as it seeks the great mystery, while remaining fully invested in our life of contingency and time.
A limited-edition hardcover printing of fifty of this book was printed and bound at the Coach House on bpNichol Lane in Toronto. Order the Special Edition of the Book from Anansi
A selection from Sequence has also been specially typeset and letterpress-printed on uncoated crème archival paper by Coach House Press as a 12″ x 19″ poster. Order the Broadside from Anansi