June 2005
Svetlana Ischenko
ISBN 0-9735920-4-4
5.5 by 4.25 Hand-sewn chapbook
Deckled cover 28 pp
50 copies numbered and signed

$10.00 CAN
Includes taxes and shipping

In the Mornings
I Find a Crane's Feathers
in My Damp Braids

I reach love with the tip of my tongue
the way a wild creature reaches
to rainwater between split stones.
Love is on the tip of my tongue.
Love is on the tip ...

© Svetlana Ischenko

Cover Image by Svetlana Ischenko.

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Svetlana Ischenko immigrated to Canada in 2001 from Mykolaiv, Ukraine. She published two books in Ukraine, Chorales of Heaven and Earth (Vyr Publishing House, Kyiv, 1995), and B-Sharp (Mozhlivosti of Kimmeria Publishers, Mykolaiv, 1998). Several of her poems were included in Beginnings (Smoloskip Publishers, Kyiv, 2000), an anthology of the new generation of young Ukrainian poets. Since moving to Canada, she has begun writing in English in addition to Ukrainian. Her poetry has appeared in The Antigonish Review and Event, and in the anthologies Che’ Wách Choe ~ Let the Delirium Begin (Leaf Press, 2002) and From This New World (Ten Dollar Words Publishing, 2003). She won second prize in the Burnaby Writers’ Society Poetry Contest, 2003.

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