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Podcast Episode 23
12:00pm

It Doesn't Matter What We Meant

with Rob Winger
Hosted by Stephen Brockwell

It Doesn't Matter What We Meant

with Rob Winger
Hosted by Stephen Brockwell
19
Friday
Nov
12:00pm
Rob Winger - Photo by Kristal Davis

Join our host, Stephen Brockwell, for a conversation with  Governor General's Award, Trillium Book Award and Ottawa Book Award-nominee Rob Winger on It Doesn't Matter What We Meant , a collection of poems that question perception, meaning, and context.

 

Partly an investigation of system versus system error,  It Doesn't Matter What We Meant  asks us to own up to our own inherited contexts, our own luck or misfortune, our own ways of moving through each weekday. From meditations on sleepy wind turbines to Voyager 1's dormant thrusters, from country road culverts to the factory floor's punch clock, from allied English-to-English folkloric translations to the crumbling limestone of misremembered basements, this is poetry that complicates what it means to live within and beyond the languages, lexicons, and locations around us.

 

Books are available from our friends at Perfect Books.

 

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