Lyrical poetry that sings of farmers, families and nunneries in Belgium and Flanders.
The Hour Between Dog and Wolf Lyrical poetry that sings of farmers families and nunneries in Belgium and Flanders
This is a very powerful collection of poems. Her personal narrative is so unusual (and all too common, I suppose) in the wake of WW II Europe. The range of images that she provides are rich, rich, rich indeed. I like the poems that were in the first half of the collection most of all - and then there were a few at the end that really grabbed me. But her use of images and metaphor - particularly about abuse, were words that are not often spoken and I am glad that she found ways to name these assa [...]
Her poems are lovely narratives. Some of them are a little long (IMHO) but it's a spectacular book for a first book of poems by a woman in her mid-life. Gives me hope. We don't all have to be ingenues when we publish our first books.
Runner up for, if not winner of, Best Title Ever Award.One of my favorites. Read: "The Pallor of Survival" and "Little Sisters of Love and Misery" and you will be hooked.
Thick and interesting poems, interesting woman. I went to hear her speak and asked her to draw a picture on the inside cover, of two birds. A bit of a strange request i suppose
i heard Laure-Anne read a few years back, and really enjoyed it. she's a great reader.