Fugue with Bedbug

Fugue with Bedbug

Written by: Turza, Anne-Marie

The eagerly awaited second collection from acclaimed poet Anne-Marie Turza.

Be startled by metaphysical snails and the ghosts of footnotes in the dark. Fugue with Bedbug is part musical reference, part portraiture, a series of uncanny poems attending to time and mortality, an eccentric essay, and a musical score. Using the fugue form as a foil and a quiet compositional strategy, poet Anne-Marie Turza argues that the mission: “in afterthought, was Jell-O, a salad of delicate intent and shimmy . . .”

The eagerly awaited second collection from acclaimed poet Anne-Marie Turza.

Be startled by metaphysical snails and the ghosts of footnotes in the dark. Fugue with Bedbug is part musical reference, part portraiture, a series of uncanny poems attending to time and mortality, an eccentric essay, and a musical score. Using the fugue form as a foil and a quiet compositional strategy, poet Anne-Marie Turza argues that the mission: “in afterthought, was Jell-O, a salad of delicate intent and shimmy . . .”

Published By House of Anansi Press Inc — Apr 5, 2022
Specifications 116 pages | 6 in x 8.875 in
Written By

ANNE-MARIE TURZA is the author of The Quiet (House of Anansi Press, 2014), which was a finalist for both the Gerald Lampert Memorial and Bronwen Wallace awards. She lives on Vancouver Island.