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Disarmament

Gaspereau Press


John Terpstra's Disarmament is a collection of poems from one of Canada's great literary craftsmen. Ranging over difficult terrain, from Port-au-Prince to the Iroquois Bar, Terpstra is always able — through keen observation and playful, thoughtful use of language — to locate the moral centre. Terpstra's poems open and close distances — between the present and the past, parent and child, one country and another, the old world and the new, teacher and student, presence and absence, the human and the divine.