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Inspired by mystical traditions, birdwatching, tree planting, ethics, neuropsychology, and quantum physics, Gabrielle McIntire's poems draw us in with their passionate attention to what it means to be human in a still-wondrous natural environment. Touching on human frailty, the eternal, and the ecological with a delicate and evocative brush, Unbound enacts an almost prayerful attentiveness to the earth's creatures and landscapes while it offers both mournful and humorous treatments of love and loss. McIntire's finely tuned musical voice - with its incantatory rhythms, rhymes, sound play, and entrancing double meanings - invites us to be courageously open to the unexpected.

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Queen's University is situated on traditional Haudenosaunee and Anishinaabe territory.