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Gwendolyn MacEwen

  • All things are plotting to make us whole / All things conspire to make us one.

    • Gwendolyn MacEwen,
    • "The Name of the Place," The Shadow Maker ()
  • Now you comprehend your first and final lover / in the dark receding planets of his eyes, / and this is the hour when you know moreover / that the god you have loved always / will descend and lie with you in paradise.

    • Gwendolyn MacEwen,
    • "The Hour of the Singer" (1969, unpublished) in Margaret Atwood, Second Words: Selected Critical Prose ()

Gwendolyn MacEwen, Canadian poet, novelist

(1941 - 1987)

Full name: Gwendolyn Margaret MacEwen.