Blue Waiting

Sean Wiebe, Celeste Snowber,

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Blue Waiting

  Author:   Sean Wiebe, Celeste Snowber,  
  Publisher:  Acorn Press

Blue Waiting is a collection of poems in conversation with small beauties formed through the geography of living. This geography takes shape in the edges of islands, mountains, families, and most of all the terrain of the inner life. The inner life is imbued with the details of ordinary life, where the contours of presence is unraveled in attention to what is in before us as humans.

This collection is one of two poets, whose work intersects not only thematically, but particularly in how Wiebe and Snowber continue to find the holy in the ordinary, and wonder in the sensate world. One poem has fed the other, and as each was written separately we invite you to see them as a place for dialogue. Dialoguing with self, other, and the soil beneath the words, which gives breath and life to language itself.

As both poets and educators Snowber and Wiebe find the immersion in present life as the catalyst for the deepest lessons, and the writing of poetry becomes a place of unfolding to what it means to be human and sustain nourishment on the planet. We invite you as a reader to travel along your own wondrous journey and be in dialogue with us.

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ISBN associated with this title:9781927502839
Item AC0145
PublisherAcorn Press
PublisherAcorn Press
Published onAugust 10 2017
Language eng
Pages 96
Format Paperback
Dimensions8(in) x 5(in)
Shipping weight88(g)
Status ACTIVE TITLE
Sean Wiebe lives in Charlottetown and is an associate professor of education at the University of Prince Edward Island. He is the co-editor of Resonance: Poetic Inquiries of Reflection and Renewal, and was the co-editor of "Poetic Inquiry in/for/as," a special issue of in education, 2014. He has been the principal investigator on four Canadian Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council funded projects investigating the digital economy and new literacies.

Celeste Snowber, Ph.D. is a dancer, writer, poet, and educator who is an Associate Professor at Simon Fraser University. Her essays and poetry have been published extensively in various journals and chapters in books and she is the author of Embodied Prayer and co-author of Landscapes in Aesthetic Education. Her most recent collection of poetry is Wild Tourist and her book, Embodied Inquiry: Writing, Living and Being through the Body was released in the fall of 2016.