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to hold such vast forerunners in mind
All those unnameable names
roses and black-tailed deer flickering across slopes
where late-coming bipeds excavate
some dream of lingering in lichen crevasses
withdrawing from wordy alertness
the mountain again become stone music
in the heart
where the listening falls
Susan McCaslin has published thirteen volumes of poetry. Her next, Painter, Poet, Mountain: After Cézanne, is forthcoming from Quattro Books in Oct. 2016. Previous volumes include The Disarmed Heart (The St. Thomas Poetry Series, 2014) and Demeter Goes Skydiving (University of Alberta Press, 2011). The latter was shortlisted for the Dorothy Livesay Award and first-place winner of the Alberta Book Publishing Award. Susan has also published a memoir, Into the Mystic: My Years with Olga (Inanna Publications, 2014). A lover of poetry, visual art, trees, mountains and the sea, she divides her time between Victoria and Fort Langley, BC. §
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