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My Mother Did Not Tell Stories

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Review in ARCPoetry Magazine - Filling in the Gaps: Laurie Kruk's My Mother Did Not Tell Stories

Poetic and Profane: A Review of My Mother Did Not Tell Stories by Libby Maxey in Literary Mama

October 2012
108 pages $14.99
978-1-927335-09-3

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MY MOTHER DID NOT TELL STORIES
By Laurie Kruk


Dedication: For my mother, Betty and my daughters, Elena and Bobbie-Ann:
my support and my inspiration across the generations.

Table of Contents/Order of Poems:

Part I: My Mother Did Not Tell Stories

First Birds
Heart Exercise
Reliquary
Made in China
Good-Enough Friday
Skywheel: Niagara Falls, Canada
Pierced
“MAW!”
Scratching Tree
Between Women
Chuba, or What She Did for It
my mother did not tell stories

Part II: River Valley Poems

Dump Day
Phobophobe
After-Earth: second spring
Storekeeper
Fisher
The Temagami Speaks
Building the Outhouse
Ritual of the Mass
Widowmaker
Things that Go Thump in the Night
Sign Language
River Valley Rapture
Lessons from the Rivers

Part III: Drawing Circles

Boat Trip to James Bay
Translating the Bush
Weight Time
For Three Nights Only
The In-Laws for Christmas Dinner
Blown Job
Catching the Rabbit
Delivery Man
Bob, Flying
In the Web
How to Look Good Naked

 

 

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