This collection is a poetry book in 3 parts. It’s indicative of how the overall book will shape up based on the parts the poet divides it into as the groupings themselves can be used to enhance surrounding poems.
Van Der Meer uses “Navigation,” “Exploration,” and “Connection” to divide sections in her newest poetry collection.
From the poem “Postcard from the Afterlife”: “How cool is Heaven? Where do I begin here?” This book is a great place for beginning poetry readers to begin. It’s delightful!
Andrea Thompson has been publishing and performing her work for over twenty-five years. In 2005 her spoken word album, One, was nominated for a Canadian Urban Music Award, in 2009 she was the Canadian Festival of Spoken Word’s Poet of Honour, and in 2019 her poetry album, Soulorations helped earn her the League of Canadian Poets’ Sheri-D Wilson Golden Beret Award.
Roger Aplon’s new collection is divided into five sections. He begins his unique poetry compilation with an explanation of the book’s title and dedicating it to all those who’ve devoted themselves to the survival of our endangered planet.