Deepwater vee

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dc.contributor.author Siebert, Melanie
dc.date.accessioned 2011-06-03T22:47:24Z
dc.date.copyright 2009 en_US
dc.date.issued 2011-06-03
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1828/3351
dc.description.abstract Deepwater Vee began as a meditation on the rivers I have worked on as a wilderness guide—the Nahanni, the Thelon, the Burnside, the Tatshenshini / Alsek, and others. The lyric poems take wobbly bearings and try to track the phenomenal world. This collection of nature poetry also considers two of Canada’s most threatened waterways—the Athabasca, which runs through the heart of the Alberta tar sands, and the North Saskatchewan, the river that ran by my home but which I had never paddled until recently, a river stressed by dams and upgraders, sewage and pesticides. These rivers push the poems into a contemplation of loss and into the terrain of Alexander MacKenzie’s dreams, a busker’s street riffs and the imagined wanderings of a grandmother who returns to inhabit the earth. en_US
dc.language English eng
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.subject poetry en_US
dc.subject nature poetry en_US
dc.subject rivers en_US
dc.subject meditative poetry en_US
dc.title Deepwater vee en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US
dc.contributor.supervisor Lilburn, Tim
dc.degree.department Dept. of Writing en_US
dc.degree.level Master of Fine Arts M.F.A. en_US
dc.rights.temp Available to the World Wide Web en_US
dc.description.scholarlevel Graduate en_US
dc.description.embargo 10000-01-01

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