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Shortlisted for the 2013 bpNichol Chapbook Award

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May 2012| 6.5 x 8.5 | 28 pp | 978-1-926655-50-5 | $10.00

thirteen poems for releasing love

A Poetry Chapbook by joanne thorwaldson

my house is made of bone from your bones
I’ve neither gathered nor scattered

I am a knot in existence where the past
and the future cannot draw breath

from “in a house dreaming”

Joanne Thorwaldson was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, and currently lives on Salt Spring Island, British Columbia. She has a previous chapbook of poems written with K. Louise Schmidt (Vincent) entitled The Letter Poems. She has four children.

thirteen poems for releasing love was shortlisted for the 2013 bpNichol Chapbook Award.

Cover Image: White Butterfly In Flight © Brenda Sand
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