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This collection of Gerry Loose's poetry selects from thirty years of work. As Peter Manson says in his introduction to the book: "Almost uniquely, Loose unites a Linnaean intoxication with names with a poet's critical sense of the limits of Language and of naming as a process of setting limits, whether on boundary-stones marked in Ogham or in the restrictions placed on human potential by military euphemism. That Loose can combine his sense of the particular with an equally clear-eyed view of the larger dimensions of landscape, history and ethics makes him a valued, wise and above all useful friend (I can barely see further than my own nose), and makes these poems - detailed on every scale - a varifocal lens for twenty-first century eyes." Gerry Loose is a poet and playwright based in Glasgow.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.35" Width: 5.43" Height: 0.47" Weight: 0.35 lbs.
Release Date Mar 15, 2007
Publisher Shearsman Books
ISBN 1905700075 ISBN13 9781905700073
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More About Gerry Loose
Award winning poet and land-artist Gerry Loose lives in Glasgow. He has published three collections of poetry, though his poetry is as often found in gardens as on the page. He has made work for Hidden Gardens, Glasgow; Botanic Gardens, Glasgow; Port Logan Botanic Gardens; Jardin des Plantes, Montpellier; and Holy Island. He is also the editor of The Holistic Handbook and The Botanical Basho and is currently the Creative Director of the Peace Garden Project, Scotland. He is a recipient of a 2006 Creative Scotland Award to study the ecology & human ecology of Sunart oakwoods.