Earthly Entanglements curates a collection of poems that sing in praise to and grief for the earth. By turns sensual, philosophical, capacious, and full of lament, these books invite readers to dig deep into what it means to be human and connected to the web of life in a time of global fragility. It asks what it is to find grace in unexpected places.
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Peony Vertigo by Jan Conn
A poetic journey that takes readers from the global to the microscopic, offering a philosophical exploration of self, identity, and our relationship with the natural world.
For those interested in the interconnectedness of self and environment, Conn’s tender and fluid poetic sensibility will provide you with a deeper appreciation for the world around you.Get Your Copy
Wet Dream by Erin Robinsong
Wet Dream is a must-read for everyone who knows what it’s like to live on a wet planet on fire.
For those interested in diving deep into our current climate predicament, these poems are playful and uniquely wayward elegies, prayers, hypothesis, invitations, and spells.Get Your Copy
Songs For Relinquishing the Earth by Jan Zwicky
What started as a handmade book meant to connect readers directly with the art of making poetry is now a Governor General’s Award-winning collection.
For those inspired by music and philosophy, these poems are full of praise and grief for the imperiled earth.Get Your Copy
Fetishes of the Floating World by Don Domanski
Fetishes of the Floating World is for those seeking solace in the lively, changeable world around us.
Exploring deep time, earthly being, and the sacred dimensions of our existence, Domanski’s incantatory language and deep appreciation for the natural world will offer you a unique and enlightening perspective.Get Your Copy
Orion Sweeping by Anne Marie Todkill
Orion Sweeping is a frank, clear, and humble collection of poems written with deep appreciation for the natural world.
For those interested in thinking about the environment from a variety of perspectives and subjects, these poems add up to the sum of hope.
Sotto Voce by Maureen Hynes
Sotto Voce is a poignant exploration of the world’s most pressing issues, from climate change to social injustice.
For those interested in the philosophical questions surrounding our responsibility to the planet and each other, Hynes’ tender and passionate voice will inspire you to see the world in a new light.Get Your Copy
The Knowing Animals by Emily Skov-Nielsen
The Knowing Animals is an raw and visceral study of the interconnectedness of all things.
These urgent poems are for those interested in how botany, zoology, astronomy, biology, psychology, and mythology complicate and expand human conceptions of nature.Get Your Copy
Yellow Crane by Susan Gillis
Yellow Crane studies the world we occupy and the way we occupy it.
For readers who appreciate the daily questions alongside the long human story of appropriation of wilderness.Get Your Copy
Cries from the Ark by Dan MacIsaac
Cries from the Ark is a call to act in the service of the earth through radiant attention.
This book is for those who need some joy and richness sprinkled into the catalogue of our common lot.Get Your Copy
Auguries by Clea Roberts
The poems in Auguries speak to the physical conditions of the north and its emotional landscape at the same time.
Written during a period in which Roberts both became a parent and lost a parent, the book is for those needing prayer, surrender, celebration, reconciliation, meditation, and auspice.Get Your Copy
Lake of Two Mountains by Arleen Paré
A Governor General’s award-winning reflection on how place comes to inhabit us even as we inhabit it.
For those interested in geographies, the relationship networks of lakes, and the history and impact of human presences.Get Your Copy