Books from Coteau Books | Reviews

By: Poetryreviews  09-12-2011


Reviewed by Joanna M. Weston

Calder brings together the human and natural world with ease. There is an almost seamless integration, a blurring of lines between the environment and humanity: each affects the other in some way; each inhabits the other.

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