By Patrick Friesen

Shortlisted for the 1997 Governor General's Award for Poetry

Set firmly on the finish of the millennium, A damaged Bowl takes at the burden of background, with its heaped atrocities, its unbelievable sufferings. This lengthy poem is an offended lament, a summoning of fragments, a meditation in the course of an exhausted international. through turns lyric, satiric, elegiac and incantatory, A damaged Bowl is stuffed with passionate elemental writing within the culture of Howl and Crow.

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