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  1. Inside Passage Caitlin Press, Vancouver (Colombie-britannique), 1977.
  2. auto-da-fe blewointmentpress, Vancouver (Colombie-britannique), 1977.
  3. Zone 5 blewointmentpress, Vancouver (Colombie-britannique), 1978.
  4. Split Rock Caitlin Press, Vancouver (Colombie-britannique), 1979.
  5. The Wide Arable Land Caitlin Press, Vancouver (Colombie-britannique), 1981.
  6. A Portrait of Paradise blewointmentpress, Vancouver (Colombie-britannique), 1983.
  7. Compendium Heron Press, Vancouver (Colombie-britannique), 1985.
  8. Zen Forest Caitlin Press, Vancouver (Colombie-britannique), 1987.
  9. The Taste of Giving: New & Selected Poems Caitlin Press, Vancouver (Colombie-britannique), 1990.
  10. Letters of the Alphabet Greensleeve Editions, Edmonton (Alberta), 1992.
  11. Golden Anniversary The Poem Factory/Usine de poème, Vancouver/Montréal, 1992.
  12. Nature's Grace Empyreal Press, Montréal (Québec), 1993.
  13. Memory House Empyreal Press, Montréal (Québec), 1995.
  14. Twin Souls The Poem Factory/Usine de poème, Vancouver/Montréal, 1996.
  15. Wading the Trout River Empyreal Press, Montréal (Québec), 1997.
  16. Winter Morgaine House, Pointe-Claire (Québec), 1998.
  17. The Goddess in the Garden Ekstasis Editions, Victoria (Colombie-britannique), 2002.
  18. The Holy Hours Morgaine House, Pointe-Claire (Québec), 2004.
  19. the moon with mars in her arms Ekstasis Editions, Victoria (Colombie-britannique), 2006.




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Wave Goddess
The Wave Goddess
Born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Zonailo attended ...
CZ is a visionary poet who writes with compassion and careful detail about the world she lives in.
GoddessThe Goddess in the Garden combines mystical insight and sensual language to evoke a timeless meadow where humans and deities play out eternal passions.
She draws on her study of mythology, astrology, and Jungian psychology, for a seemingly inexhaustible source of imagery.
There is a quality in her work which makes all her poems hers, but Zonailo’s style does differ. Compendium is a collection of short, lyrical poetry; Zone 5 of prose. Each book is an extension of her poetic exploration and a separate expression.
Over the years of sitting in Grant's Cafe or the Europa and talking poetry with Lewis Gretsinger, the questions have been asked: why write? what are you saying? what are your poetics?
Last Will and Testament
I give my soul to God.
I give my body to the earth.
I give my poems to posterity.
I give my spirit to tolerance.
I give my mind to the future.
Forthcoming Titles
The Land of Motionless ChildhoodThe Land of Motionless Childhood is a memoir of short stories by Carolyn Zonailo about growing up in Vancouver, and her Doukhobor heritage.
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Literary Papers
Spanning the years 1955 to 2005, the Carolyn Zonailo Papers holds, as nearly as possible, a currently complete collection of Zonailo's extant literary papers.
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