Wednesday, November 2, 2011

new from above/ground press: Ken Norris’ LOOKING INTO IT

I'm writing poems,
trying to find a place to stand.

Sometimes you can awaken
yourself with a poem.

It doesn't always have to be
about the reader's pleasure.

Sometimes you're just desperately trying
to save your damaged soul.

by Ken Norris

published in Ottawa by above/ground press
November 2011
a/g subscribers receive a complimentary copy

To order, send cheques (add $1 for postage; outside Canada, add $2) to: rob mclennan, 402 McLeod St #3, Ottawa ON K2P 1A6 or paypal at

Ken Norris was born in New York City in 1951. He emigrated to Montreal in the mid-1970s, and became a Canadian citizen in 1985. He currently teaches Canadian Literature and Creative Writing at the University of Maine. His previous above/ground press titles include Windward - St. Lucia Poems (1995), THE COMMENTARIES (1999), SONGS FOR ISABELLA (2000) and Green Wind (2010).

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