Selah

Selah

Book - 2016
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Poetry. Women's Studies. A long poem that limns the incremental mourning of living with a person who has frontotemporal dementia.

SELAH, from Psalms and Habakkuk -- to praise, to lift up, to weigh in the balances, to pause, or a purely musical notation. Biblical scholars debate the exact meaning. SELAH, Nora Gould's second poetry collection, is a sequence of fragments written in dialogue with all of these meanings. Stitched together, these fragments form a poem that runs from the ranch land of Alberta into the heart of a shared house and a shared life.

Winner 2013 Robert Kroetsch Edmonton Book Prize

Winner Stephan G. Stephansson Award for Poetry (Writers Guild of Alberta)

Nomination, Gerald Lampert Memorial Award

Nomination, High Plains Book Awards Poetry Category)
Publisher: London, Ontario : Brick Books, [2016]
Copyright Date: ©2016
ISBN: 9781771314459
1771314451
Branch Call Number: 819.116 GOU
Characteristics: 58 pages ;,22 cm

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