The Texture of Days, In Ash and Leaf

The Texture of Days, In Ash and Leaf

Bruce Kauffman

 

ISBN: 978-1-897475-86-7

Trade Paperback: 137 pages

Suggested Retail (Paperback/EBook): $16.95

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Bruce Kauffman’s latest collection of poems.

 

Recent Praise
Catherine OwenCatherine Owenauthor of nine collections of poetry including the AB Literary Prize winning collection Frenzy (Anvil Press 2009)
The Texture of Days in Leaf and Ash - Haunting sketches from the leanest light of memories, from spare & sharp boned emotions. Kauffman's ghostly lyrics are evocative traceries, fissures of words.

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Jason HerouxJason Herouxauthor of the poetry collection Emergency Hallelujah (Mansfield Press) and the novella Good Evening, Central Laundromat (Quattro Books)
If you boiled the world in a pot, the steam would resemble Bruce Kauffman’s poetry. Personal. Universal. Elegiac. Prayerful. The poems in this book are timeless mirrors reflecting a world that belongs to everyone, a world stripped down to its spiritual bones.

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Jeanette LynesJeanette Lynesauthor of The New Blue Distance, The Factory Voice and 5 collections of poetry
The Texture of Days In Leaf and Ash - Here is a poet who pays rapt attention to both the agony and ecstasy of being alive, who hears not only “crystalline echoes/of empty hearts/calling,” but also gazes with wonder at the “multicoloured forest/of mirror/and glass.”  Bruce Kauffman doesn’t establish his voice as a grand authority, but rather, as a seeker, a sojourner; his is a poetry ...

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Sandra RidleySandra Ridleyauthor of Fallout, winner of the 2010 Saskatchewan Book Award for Publishing, and Post-Apothecary (2011)
The Texture of Day In Leaf and Ash - There is a quiet grace and a persistent fierceness at work in Bruce Kauffman’s first full length collection of poetry. Grounded in the contemplative tradition, each poem serves as a way-marker along a desire-line. Kauffman’s voice is intimate and direct, perceptive and guiding—there is a real honesty here.

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Bruce Kauffman

Bruce Kauffman

Bruce Kauffman is a poet, writer and editor living in Kingston, Ontario. He hosts a weekly spoken word radio show on CFRC 101.9fm and monthly open mic poetry nights at the Artel.