Reid's imagination ranges from bluegrass music to the Burgess Shale, from curling to incinerated body parts–all shaped by a remarkable ability to make the ordinary luminous and to make the extraordina
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"One of the season's most emotionally powerful and accessible works of verse."
— Edmonton Journal
"Makes us feel a whole range of personal emotions about our reading . . . about the fate of literature and the fate of permanence."
"Reid's poems are built like rock. . . Embedded in each layer are descriptions so well-wrought, a whole life can be reconstructed from them."
— Saskatoon Star Phoenix