The Second Language of Birds
There is a sureness here, a confidence, that seduces the reader. The language flows as naturally as the rivers her mother lived beside… The main things that make these poems so moving are
the highly developed sense of empathy and ability to invoke the ineffable with the use of
piercing sensual detail.
Donna Langevin’s second poetry collection, The Second Language of Birds, is as lyrical, poignant and playful as her first…
Quintessentially Canadian nature imagery is threaded through the book.