Popping Fuchsias

Popping Fuchsias, by Robin Skelton

Popping Fuchsias

by Robin Skelton


  • Autumn 1992
  • ISBN 978-0-921870-20-3 (0-921870-20-5)
  • 6″ x 9″ Trade Paperback, 162 pages
  • Poetry

This impressive collection of new poems shows us Skelton stepping out in a new direction. Moving easily between free verse and closed forms (villanelles, sestinas, sonnets, rondeaus, and even arcane Welsh forms), Skelton addresses family, friends and readers everywhere to create a poetry of presence, a communion through language, in the face of a darkening world.

“Perhaps more than any other Canadian poet, Skelton belongs not to one part but to the whole of the English poetic tradition.”
— George Woodcock

“a voice that demands a listener”
— Norman Nicholson

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