Continuations by Douglas Barbour and Sheila E. Murphy

Review by Jenna Butler. Continuations, by canadian poet Douglas Barbour and Sheila E. Murphy, is a collection that defies easy description. Begun six years ago in 2000, what is now Continuations had its start as a collaborative process that became, over time, an integral part of both writers daily lives. It is the visible process, in addition to the stunning and remarkably cohesive finished product, that makes this collection one to savour. We are sure that you would like to meet another Canadian poet, such as David O’Meara. Barbour and Murphy come from different cities (Barbour from Edmonton, Alberta and Murphy from Phoenix, Arizona) and backgrounds influenced by different climates and cultures. Barbour is Professor Emeritus of English at the