The power and beauty of religiously sensible poetry

Written by Michael W. Higgins,

Pier Giorgio Di Cicco, Poet Laureate of the City of Toronto. (Photo by Michael Swan)This past April has surely not been our cruellest month this year. At least in literary terms.

The publication of Listening: Last Poems of Margaret Avison and Pier Giorgio Di Cicco’s Names of Blessing serves as a perfect reminder of the power and beauty of supremely well crafted poetry by poets of sublime religious sensibility.

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