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From: If I Didn’t Love the River


Includes the poems: Too Much Like Heaven, Clock of One Word, You Were There, Against Love, Two Sheets on a Line, Caregiver, Information, Jade, For Marsha Taking Smaller Portions, In Order To Be Silent, I Find My Way In, Progression of Buts, I Slip My Will, Materials for an Interconnected Nest, In-Body Experience, Smiles, Go Free and Gentle, Micropoems, and A Toast at Midnight.



Robert Priest

Robert Priest’s words have been debated in the legislature, posted on buses, quoted in the Farmers’ Almanac, and turned into a hit song. His book Reading the Bible Backwards peaked at number two on the Canadian poetry charts, outsold only by Leonard Cohen. He lives in Toronto, ON.