Release Date: March 2017
First conceived as a performance set, this collection serves as a written record of the pleasure Pat and Ian took in consolidating their respective work into one new whole.The poems are presented in their original duelling-poet format--a submission from one poet followed by a corresponding poem from the other.
flora, fauna & h. sapiens... is a romp, a ramble and a jog down the many paths where poetry leads us. But, more importantly, it's a dialogue between a pair of imaginative minds.-- from the Foreword by Andrew Brown
flora, fauna & h. sapiens is a sometimes wistful, sometimes joyous, sometimes flat-out funny collection of poems by two talented Vancouver Island poets whose acute observations on life will get you thinking. -- Paul Baran