At the core of Governor General Award winning poet Robert Hilles’ twenty-second book and seventeenth poetry book is a series of love poems.
These poems convey love’s many nuances and express its tenuous, yet potent nature. Through precise details, the poet reveal love’s spiritual crucible. The poems are specific yet universal as they reveal love’s varied complexities. Love poems have long been a tenure of poets and he adds a contemporary take on them as he shifts between the concrete and the sublime.