In the Silhouette of Your Silences

By David Groulx

In the Silhouette of Your Silences
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David Groulx's latest book of poems is as smooth as a mirror, but as cutting and dazzling as shards of glass, reflecting back to us the collective voice of fractured lives. Weaving the ephemeral with the infinite, and the present with the past, he speaks with the strength and ... Read more


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David Groulx's latest book of poems is as smooth as a mirror, but as cutting and dazzling as shards of glass, reflecting back to us the collective voice of fractured lives. Weaving the ephemeral with the infinite, and the present with the past, he speaks with the strength and confidence of scarred experience, drawing the reader into a compelling narrative that confronts reality with black humour and raw beauty. Remarkable in its brilliance, and brilliant in its candour, In the Silhouette of Your Silences illuminates the delicate threads that bind us together, proving yet again that the distinctive voice of Aboriginal Canadians must and shall be heard.

David Groulx

David Groulx was raised in the Northern Ontario mining community of Elliot Lake. He is proud of his Native roots?his mother is Ojibwe Indian and his father French Canadian. David studied creative writing at the En'owkin Centre in Penticton, BC, in 1998-1999, where he won the Simon J. Lucas Jr. Memorial Award for poetry. He is the author of multiple poetry collections, including Night in the Exude, The Long Dance and Under god's pale bones. David's poetry has appeared in over one hundred periodicals in England, Australia, Germany, Austria and the US. He lives in a log home near Ottawa.

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