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Bill Howell : Comments by Writers and Critics


Selected Comments


Porcupine Archery


"Bill Howell finds a shimmer in the quotidian and turns it into poetry. With wry humour and a sharply observant eye, he shows us the drunk who rams his car with a 'luscious' crash, an elderly woman pushing her walker across a street, or a lover in bed on a summer morning. Here is the world seen with generosity, given to us by a writer who wants to be present for the whole of it."
                     —Anne Simpson, author of Loop and Quick



"These are engaging, sociable poems that address you as friend, sometimes as confidante. Read them for their linguistic playfulness-but read them also for their generous understanding of human foibles and predicaments. Howell's more humorous moments are not attempts to hide from seriousness but support a serious concern for the difficult work of living well."
                     —Sue Sinclair, author of Mortal Arguments and Breaker



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