Among Ruins

By Christopher Doda

Among Ruins
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Among Ruins is an intriguing mixture of the fantastic and the frighteningly real. These poems, tinged with the irony of life and politics, convey a dark and powerful mythic undertone that speaks not only to the reader but to the reader's soul. This is a haunting and memorable ... Read more


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Among Ruins is an intriguing mixture of the fantastic and the frighteningly real. These poems, tinged with the irony of life and politics, convey a dark and powerful mythic undertone that speaks not only to the reader but to the reader's soul. This is a haunting and memorable first collection.' -Bruce Meyer

Christopher Doda

Christopher Doda is a poet, editor and critic living in Toronto. He is the author of two collections of poetry, Among Ruins and Aesthetic Lesson and his work has appeared in many national and international journals. He is also the Series Editor for the annual Best Canadian Essays.

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Now we find authors like Christopher Doda again excavating the classics, using the past to pepper poems that are ultimately very contemporary and relevant. The verses collected in Among Ruins are distilled lessons from history, infused with enough passion to make the dusty old characters breathe again.Ó (Broken Pencil)

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