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"L _ _ _" A poetic study of relationships

by Dane Swan  CA Canada

October 16, 2013   |    1,044 reads    |   0 comments

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Book Image Did Not Load!In February of 2013 poet Dane Swan came up with what he thought was a novel idea for a poetry anthology: Invite poets strictly through his personal social media network of friends, and colleagues. Expecting maybe 4 or 5 responses he was floored to receive over 20. Expecting to compile and edit 30 pages of poetry he was delighted to put together a collection with 3 times that amount of content.
 
The theme for the anthology? Relationships -- we all have them. Relatives, lovers, friends...
 
The content? Impressive. From dark, gothic work to island tinged melodies; aboriginal infused poetics to anglo rural living. It's all here. There's a poem here for you.
 

About The Author

Dane Swan is an author and editor from Bermuda now residing in Toronto, Canada. His first collection of poetry, Bending the Continuum (Guernica Editions) was a midsummer read recommendation by Open Book Ontario. He has also was short-listed for the Monica Ladell Award in 2013. His second collection, A Mingus Lullaby is slated for a 2015 launch with Guernica.

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