Thursday, November 16, 2017

new from above/ground press: Pattern refuses to repeat itself = is divine, by Elizabeth Robinson

Pattern refuses to repeat itself
= is divine
[Rothko Chapel]
a suite by Elizabeth Robinson

Black at center

is blue

like memory

Color’s semblance a form of the holy


published in Ottawa by above/ground press
November 2017
a/g subscribers receive a complimentary copy

Elizabeth Robinson is the author of multiple books of poetry, most recently Counterpart (Ahsahta, 2012) and Blue Heron (Center for Literary Publishing, 2013). Robinson was a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Award for On Ghosts (Solid Objects) and has been the winner of the National Poetry Series and the Fence Modern Poets Prize.  She was awarded the 2008 Foundation for Contemporary Arts Grants to Artists Award and has had residencies at the MacDowell Colony, the Djerassi Resident Artists Program, the Marin Headlands Center for the Arts and the Maison Dora Maar.

This is Robinson’s second above/ground press chapbook, after Simplified Holy Passage (2015).

To order, send cheques (add $1 for postage; outside Canada, add $2) to: rob mclennan, 2423 Alta Vista Drive, Ottawa ON K1H 7M9 or paypal at

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