Drawing deeply from his Cree ancestors and equally from European and Asian traditions, Randy Lundy offers an exquisite series of meditations on memory, evanescence, and the land. This is the mind of prayer, a seeing and re-seeing of the immense cyclic beauty of the earth.
“What meditative power there is in Blackbird Song, what pure acts of attention and remembrance.”—Don McKay, author of Strike/Slip
“Lundy’s poems carry the immediacy and radiance and intelligence of the lived world itself.”—Jane Hirshfield, author of The Beauty
“More than poems, these are offerings and songs.”—Linda Hogan, author of Dark. Sweet.
“Read, yes, we must, Randy Lundy’s Blackbird Song. It calls to us.”—Simon J. Ortiz, author of from Sand Creek
“This is the book of poems I’ve been waiting for.”—Lorna Crozier, author of What the Soul Doesn’t Want