The Sylvia Hotel Poems

Vancouver’s venerable Sylvia Hotel, famed haunt of artists, writers, and lovers, provides the setting for this series of deeply personal reflections on unrequited love. Eloquent and aphoristic, worldly-wise in tone, and laden with feeling, every one of these masterful poems will speak to, and for, all who have lived “close to the lip of ecstasy and despair” and “cannot / wash the truth out of themselves.” Melancholy, forbearing, wistful, and irrepressibly witty, The Sylvia Hotel Poems is a sustained triumph of style, of character, and of human understanding.

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George Fetherling


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