Over the Roofs of the World
|Rating||:||4.89 (704 Votes)|
|Number of Pages||:||112 Pages|
"OK but Didn't Touch My Soul" according to Geraldine. Given this author's academic credentials and writing background, I was expecting more from this book. I found most of the poems a bit "flat" for lack of a better word. Nothing really captured my attention overall. I like to savor poems again and again when they resonate and touch me. That didn't happen here.Will be putting this one in our library's free box.. Five Stars Rae Love!
About the AuthorOlive Senior was born and brought up in Jamaica and now lives in Toronto, Canada. Her body of published work includes three books of poetry, three collections of short stories and several non-fiction works on Caribbean culture.
Following her much-loved collections, Gardening in the Tropics and Talking of Trees, this long-awaited book of poems is sure to delight readers around the world. Using nature as both model and metaphor, Toronto resident Olive Senior delves into birds, flying, and Caribbean life in her third book of poems. Translated into several languages, represented in numerous anthologies, and broadcast in Canada, Britain, and the Caribbean, Senior's work enjoys international acclaim. Praise for Over the Roofs of the World "Olive Senior's Over the Roofs of the World is a richly crafted, cunning and precise collection of poems. Sh
Her body of published work includes three books of poetry, three collections of short stories and several non-fiction works on Caribbean culture.. Olive Senior was born and brought up in Jamaica and now lives in Toronto, Canada