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  • Paperback
  • 96 pages
  • undercurrent
  • Rita Wong
  • 15 July 2019
  • 9780889713086

10 thoughts on “undercurrent

  1. says:

    Read this for class and I really liked it It got me really interested in environmental issues.

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    Thomas C Foster wrote, Any creative writing teacher can tell you that student fiction bad comes in two basic styles, the all action all the time shoot em up blow em up and the deadly earnest message piece that is deadly dull Rita Wong s undercurrent is trying to hard to send an environmental message It was dull, and I couldn t reach pg 30 before I felt like I was being beat over the head with the message that she was trying to instill throughout this work Her cause is good, it is justified Her writing suffered There was not a single creative cell in my body that reacted to the way her poems were strung together I wanted the experience of Anne Carson, of Roo Borson, of Don McKay excellent nature poet I wanted something that spoke to me on a creative level I didn t want to be lectured.

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    I enjoyed the author s text pieces on her workings with various aboriginal groups and environmental advocates I thought it was very enlightening as to the challenges they face when competing against big business and global political interests in the case of oil and pollution The poetry, which makes up the main portion of the book, didn t interest me I m sure others will enjoy it, but to me they seemed a little too slight There were a couple poems that really turned me off where it just seemed like a list of words all related to the environment Mark as not for me, but I m sure others will like it.

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    I m hesitant to be harsh because this collection had good intentions, and I 100% agree with the sentiments of the poetry s content But it s executed in an uninteresting, very typical contemporary way The various forms add nothing of interest to the content of the poetry and it s distracting than anything I didn t connect with any of the poems, which is the standard that I hold poetry to Just very average overall Again, I feel a bit mean being so harsh in this review because I can see what the poetry was trying to be, it just wasn t effective for me.

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undercurrent characters undercurrent , audiobook undercurrent , files book undercurrent , today undercurrent , undercurrent f83b2 The Water Belongs To Itself Undercurrent Reflects On The Power And Sacredness Of Water Largely Underappreciated By Too Many Whether It Be In The Form Of Ocean Currents, The Headwaters Of The Fraser River Or Fluids In The Womb Exploring A Variety Of Poetic Forms, Anecdote, Allusion And Visual Elements, This Collection Reminds Humanity That We Are Water Bodies, And We Need And Deserve Better Ways Of Honouring ThisPoet Rita Wong Approaches Water Through Personal, Cultural And Political Lenses She Humbles Herself To Water Both Physically And Spiritually I Will Apprentice Myself To Creeks Tributaries, Groundwater Glaciers Listen For The Salty Pulse Within, The Blood That Recognizes Marine Ancestry She Witnesses The Contamination Of First Nations Homelands And Sites, Such As Gregoire Lake Near Fort McMurray, AB Though You Look Placid, Peaceful Dibenzothiophenes You Hold Bitter, Bitumized Depths Wong Points Out That Though Capitalism And Industry Are Supposed To Improve Our Quality Of Life, They Re Destroying The Very Things That Give Us Life In The First Place Listening To And Learning From Water Is Key To A Future Of Peace And Creative Potentialundercurrent Emerges From The Downstream Project, A Multifaceted, Creative Collaboration That Highlights The Importance Of Art In Understanding And Addressing The Cultural And Political Issues Related To Water The Project Encourages Public Imagination To Respect And Value Water, Ecology And Sustainability Visit Downstreamuad

About the Author: Rita Wong

Rita Wong is the author of four books of poetry monkeypuzzle Press Gang, 1998 , forage Nightwood Editions, 2007 , sybil unrest Line Books, 2008, with Larissa Lai and undercurrent Nightwood Editions, 2015 forage was the winner of the 2008 Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize and Canada Reads Poetry 2011 Wong is an associate professor in the Critical and Cultural Studies department at the Emily Car