The Unsaid

by Phil Hall


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A sequence of poems probing an inner return to a tenuous home; another gathered around an armature of poetics; a third insinuating poetry into political oppression: The Unsaid shares the fierce honest precision that Phil Hall’s poetry is well known for. All of his poems open their palms to the reader, no matter how personal and painful the haunts that produced them. The private becomes public, the solitary becomes community, in words meant to be of use as they expose what is mentally crippling when it goes unsaid.


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About the Author

Phil Hall's first Brick Book was Why I Haven't Written (1985). His fifth, Trouble Sleeping, was shortlisted for the Governor General's Award in 2001. With An Oak Hunch, his sixth Brick Book and ninth altogether, we proudly celebrate twenty years of association. Hall holds an M.A. in creative writing from The University of Windsor. He…

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Additional Info

  • ISBN: 0919626602
  • ISBN-13: 9780919626607
  • Pages: 80
  • Year: 1992
  • Dimensions 5.5 x 8.75 x 0.25 in
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    Art by Phil Hall

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