November 2003
ISBN 0-9732765-2-5
5.5 by 8.5 Hand-sewn chapbook 32 pp.
coloured end papers

$10.00 CAN
includes taxes and shipping

The Invention of Birds

The second annual collection from the Island Women Poets

Dedicated in loving memory of Sheila McMaster

I sit with my threads and needles,
my mindís eye
filled with the brilliance.
My fingers stitch feather to wing,
carve bone hollow as flute,
start the minute machinery of heart.

from "The Invention of Birds" by Alison Watt


Winona Baker
Margo Button : Linda Martin
Katy McCuish : Leanne McIntosh : Sheila McMaster
Kit Pepper : K. Louise Schmidt : Miriam Schwartz
Mildred Tremblay : Ursula Vaira
Joan van der Goes
Alison Watt
Sue Wheeler

Cover image "Night Garden"
by Cydney Taylor www.cydneytaylor.co


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