Kill-site

Kill site By the winner of the Saskatchewan Book Award for Best Book of the YearTo his virtuoso collection of new poems Tim Lilburn brings a philosopher s mind and the eyes and ears of a marsh hawk This series

  • Title: Kill-site
  • Author: Tim Lilburn
  • ISBN: 9780771053214
  • Page: 485
  • Format: Paperback
  • By the winner of the Saskatchewan Book Award for Best Book of the YearTo his virtuoso collection of new poems, Tim Lilburn brings a philosopher s mind and the eyes and ears of a marsh hawk This series of earthy meditations makes the strange familiar and the familiar strange Lilburn s close study of goldenrod, an ice sheet, or night opens into surprising interior and subtBy the winner of the Saskatchewan Book Award for Best Book of the YearTo his virtuoso collection of new poems, Tim Lilburn brings a philosopher s mind and the eyes and ears of a marsh hawk This series of earthy meditations makes the strange familiar and the familiar strange Lilburn s close study of goldenrod, an ice sheet, or night opens into surprising interior and subterranean worlds Pythagoras lurks within the poplars, Socrates in stones, people fly below the ground Elsewhere, the human presence of motels and beer parlours is ominous Kill site is an exploration of a human s animal nature Lilburn invites the reader to Go below the small things then walk inside them and you have their kindness Though a natural progression from Lilburn s last book, To the River, in Kill site, the poet moves toward a greater understanding of the human, of sacrifice.

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    About “Tim Lilburn

    • Tim Lilburn

      Tim Lilburn is the author of six books of poetry, including the Governor Generals Award winning collection Kill Site He is also the author of a book of essays, Living in the World as if It Were Home, and the editor of two anthologies, Thinking and Singing and Poetry and Knowing.



    880 thoughts on “Kill-site

    • Tim is a poet with a deep insight into the natural landscape and the inner landscape of the human soul. He shares his interpretation of his native Saskatchewan with those who are along for the journey. Lilburn is a poet, a philosopher, and a guide. Titles that stay with you are ones such as A Gloss On To The River, A History Of Waiting, and Swallowed Rituals to name just a few. Lines such as "There is sorrow and sleep in things." and one more that stays with you enticing you to enter is world ag [...]


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