Apostrophes IV

speaking you is holiness

La description

Governor-General?s award-winning poet E. D. Blodgett continues his series of meditations on love, living, and loss. This intelligent collection offers more of Blodgett?s lush imagery and deep questioning within the apostrophe form. A lovely offering from one of Canada?s leading writers.


  • AAUP Book, Jacket & Journal Show - Poetry & Literature 2001
  • Alberta Book Awards - Book Design of the Year 2001
  • The Alcuin Society Citations for Excellence in Book Design in Canada - Honourable Mention, Poetry 2001


"(Apostrophes IV). will reinvent all those favorite memories of summertime bliss. "

"To read Blodgett is to dislocate oneself from the world and go floating in the cosmos. " Shawna Lemay, Edmonton Journal

"There's a probing intellect at work beneath the often charming, even hypnotic, surface of these poems. . Blodgett is a master of the shimmering, choral effects language can attain. . Apostrophes IV is another rich and accomplished collection from a highly refined imagination. " Harry Vandervlist, Quill & Quire

"The extraordinary beauty and vitality of Blodgett's poetry breathes world music: "the dance that dances us, of apples, grass and night". " Nancy Clasby, ARC, Canada's National Poetry Magazine