Gentle Northern Summer by George Stanley
Gentle Northern Summer is a compendium of poems that takes the reader on trips to California, Ireland, Moscow and Stonehenge, as well as Terrace and Prince George, BC. Included are the serial poems Mountains & Air and San Francisco's Gone, poems on public events such as the shooting down of the Korean airliner and the fall of the Berlin Wall, and poems on sex, love, work, consumer capitalism, plane and train travel, journalism, resource extraction, teenage boredom, the politics of Oz, hockey, city traffic, hangovers, and the deaths of family and friends.
New Star Books, 1995.
ISBN: 9780921586548. 121 pp.