The Drunken Lovely Bird (2004)


From: Almost Beauty


Lilacs – Streetlight, Afternoon – City Hall, August – Jellyfish – Cottonwood – Refrigerator – Bathtub – Moratorium – Before You Were Born – In Season – No One Asks Leda to Dance – Goldfish – Solanaceae Datura – Photograph of My Mother as a Child or Invitation to the Wedding – Barbershop – The Drunken Lovely Bird – Orpheus Meets Eurydice in the Underworld – Home from Danceland



Sue Sinclair

Sue Sinclair grew up on the ancestral homelands of the Beothuk in Newfoundland and is currently living on Wəlastəkwiyik Territory, where she teaches creative writing at the University of New Brunswick. She is the author of five previous collections of poetry, all nominated for or winners of national or regional awards. Sinclair edits poetry for Brick Books and is also editor of the Fiddlehead.