Diverse in subject, style and mood and rich in contrasts – from the lyrical to the rhetorical, from the public and collective to the personal and private – the poems in Pause for Breath are a meditation on the times and on time itself, sounding the human condition at a moment of world-change.
“The vigour gets into Sarah’s rhythms and rhymes, as always, but they play here against a melancholic sense, as in blues music.”—Canadian Literature
“Her precise descriptive siftings…promote a vision of abundance as composed of luminous bits and pieces that never take up more room than they need.”—Arc Poetry Magazine
“Robyn Sarah’s poems in Pause for Breath engage the textures of daily life rather than philosophy.”— Dr. Bert Almon
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