Flood Basement: Poems
By Jeremy Stewart
Jeremy Stewart's first book, (flood basement, is a young poet's search for and discovery of his place in the local landscape. The poet is haunted by the legacy of colonialism and propelled by the struggles of a community seeking its own identity. (flood basement is the raw, shocking and innocent journey of an emerging artist in a seemingly inflexible world.
In this collection Stewart shares a collage of fragments that amount to a portrait of the Prince George of his youth, a transcription of a midnight audio journey, and an introspection of the fluctuating and sometimes fragile identity of the writer.
Stewart's work pushes the boundaries of innovative and experimental poetry while weaving a visual narrative of the world in which he lives.Paperback: 88 pages
Publisher: Caitlin (May 2009)
Product Dimensions: 14.6 x 0.6 x 22.1 cm