Brent MacLaine | Wind and Root | Gazelle Books

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Wind and Root

Author: Brent MacLaine | ISBN: 1550651374 : 9781550651379 | Format: Paperback | Size: 155x230mm | Pages: 108 | Weight: .188 Kg. | Published: IPG (Véhicule Press) – January 2000 | Availability: In Print | Subjects: Poetry texts & anthologies

The poems in “Wind and Root”

emerge from two powerful and sometimes contradictory forces in the poet’s life: one, the rural traditions, landscapes and seascapes of his native province, and the other, a profound desire to move and see beyond those boundaries. Brent MacLaine’s work displays a range of poetical responses – lyrical, tragic, dramatic, realistic, ironic, humourous – from an imagination that swings between the experiences of there and away – of wind – and the experiences of here and home – of root.

The power and craft of these poems belie that this is the author’s first book.