With Issa: Poems 1964�1971 by Nelson Ball Online

With Issa: Poems 1964�1971
Title : With Issa: Poems 1964�1971
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ISBN : 9781550221466
Language : English
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 201 Pages

This book brings together poems by Nelson Ball written from 1964 to 1971, selected from his published and unpublished work. Nelson Ball operated Weed Flower Press from 1965 to 1974, publishing small books of poetry by Canadian, American, and British poets. In 1974, Frank Davey wrote, “The unique contribution of Nelson Ball to contemporary Canadian poetry has been almost toThis book brings together poems by Nelson Ball written from 1964 to 1971, selected from his published and unpublished work. Nelson Ball operated Weed Flower Press from 1965 to 1974, publishing small books of poetry by Canadian, American, and British poets. In 1974, Frank Davey wrote, “The unique contribution of Nelson Ball to contemporary Canadian poetry has been almost totally neglected. Ball is a poet of the minimal image; his poems, like the haiku, aim to combine the utmost economy with the sharpest possible visual clarity. They are brief, understated, and—on close scrutiny—explosive.” (From There to Here


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