In poems that risk the comingling of anger and elegy, poetry and documentation, humour and the dark spectre of poverty, Michelle Porter’s Inquiries oscillates at its edges, and amplifies the presence of human strength as it keeps company with our enigmatic and ever-present nemeses. This is a startling debut where the line between reality and reality television blurs, where a simple trip to the grocery store unifies mother and daughter in struggle, and where an economics of iniquity proves the existence of love as equality. With wit, poise, raw emotion, and versatility, Inquiries announces the emergence of an impressive new talent.
The Miramichi Reader's 'The Very Best!' Book Award, Poetry Category-2020
The Pat Lowther Memorial Award-2020
ISBN: 9781550817928 , 9781550817935
Item Publish Date: 2019 / 06 / 30
Measurements: 7.75 in X 5 in X .25 in
Weight: 0.5 kg
Page Count: 96