Cutthroats & other Poems

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Beautiful and eternal. The cutthroat rises to the fly from the depths of the river for only an instant, teasing, tantalizing, as the long line reaches out. The game continues—the hook is set, the quarry played and the players ready to assume their roles.

Ted Dyck’s Cutthroats & Other Poems pulses with the energy, the anticipation, and the elation that every fisherman knows. Each line and verse binds life and death, man and nature together, reminding us of a terrible beauty that includes us.

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This is the gentlest of philosophy texts wrapped up in fish paper and what lovely paper. --The StarPhoenix, Bill Robertson

No matter in which order the book is read, the reader cannot escape the strength and beauty of the book’s “The Cutthroat Poems” and “The Ram River Poems.” [...] Cutthroats and Other Poems is a book about experience not answers. --Rhubarb Magazine, Joan Crate

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Ted Dyck

Ted Dyck is an essayist, poet, and writer of fiction. Currently a resident of Eastend, Saskatchewan, Ted has taught and travelled around the world. Cutthroats & Other Poems, Ted’s fifth book of poetry, captures the beauty and terror of fishing in Canada’s wilderness.


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