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.
LOOKING INTO IT
by Ken Norris
published in Ottawa by above/ground press
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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).