Governor General’s Award winning poet Robert Hilles honours his dead mother and celebrates the love she instilled in him. These gripping, urgent poems may challenge readers but remain assessable as they resonate deeper meanings. They are above all poems of love that convey it with a startling, lasting clarity and powerfully link emotions with ideas.
McMaster’s purview is the world entire, with all its mystery, heartbreak and magic.
There is rhythm and verve in every dimension McMaster explores.