|Published:||May 25th 2014||Pages:||78|
In middle of his life’s journey, Daniel G. Scott’s second book traces the paths of loss and dying. Terrains concerns explorations, both interior and exterior, real and unreal. The poems travel in landscapes and dreams, some actual, some hoped for, some imagined. Daniel G. Scott records being in the midst of living and dying in poems that resonate with patient forbearance.
ournalism, but his long standing joy in writing is poetry. His first longer book of poems black onion (Goldfinch Press) was published in 2012 and other poems have been published in the Antigonish Review, The Island Writer, the anthology Poems from Planet Earth, and Radiant Among the Willows, a chapbook edited by Patrick Lane. Many years ago a chapbook: Pyramid and other dreams (Purple Onion Society) was published. In 2013 he coauthored, with Shannon McFerran, The Girls’ Diary Project: Writing ourselves into being (University of Victoria Press) an account of a research project that explored the inner lives of adolescent girls through their diaries. He is currently an associate professor, School of Child and Youth Care, University of Victoria and continues to write his way through the vicissitudes of life.