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Our Gleaming Bones Unrobed

Grant Loveys


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A first collection of poems from the winner of the Cuffer Prize for short fiction Our Gleaming Bones Unrobed is a haunting debut, a poetry collection thematically focused on discovering the structure (the figurative bones) beneath the appearance (or skin) of a situation. This poetry is at once memento mori -- a reminder and celebration of our mortality -- and a lyrical exploration of the spirituality of the mundane, the possibility for revelation found in the commonplace. The universe's heart is a ruined house. Written on the door is this: you cannot do a thing that has not already been done. - from "On the Occasion of a Book Burning"

ECW Press, 9781770411074, 68pp.

Publication Date: September 26, 2012

About the Author

Grant Loveys was the recipient of a 2010 Newfoundland and Labrador Arts & Letters Award for poetry and the 2011 Cuffer Prize for fiction. His work has appeared in numerous North American and European publications. He lives in St. John's, Newfoundland.