New Brunswick Southern Railway, off Hawthorne Street south of Queen Street West, St. Stephen, New Brunswick, February 3rd, 2008. (Photo: Hendrik Slegtenhorst)

Mahler and Freud Meet in Leiden – Four More Excerpts in The Nashwaak Review

Fredericton’s St. Thomas University’s The Nashwaak Review, in its Summer/Fall 2016 issue, has published four more poems from Mahler and Freud Meet in Leiden, completed in Edmonton in 2015, and which is the second book of three of the poetic sequence on ethical considerations. The sequence begins with Caravaggio’s Dagger (completed Vancouver, 2005), and will conclude…

Mahler and Freud Meet in Leiden – Of the Pilgrimage of Life – Hendrik Slegtenhorst (2017)

The subject of Mahler and Freud Meet in Leiden, a book of poetry, is the contract life imposes on a human being as the fundamental condition of its existence. It is explored as the unstated, never negotiated covenant between existence and life; that is, the conditional situation that existence provides to those that live within it, and…

Covenant Cover, Pyramid Lake from Pyramid Island, Jasper, Alberta (Image: Hendrik Slegtenhorst)

Mahler and Freud Meet in Leiden

The subject of Mahler and Freud Meet in Leiden is the contract life imposes on a human being as the fundamental condition of its existence. It is explored as the unstated, never negotiated covenant between existence and life; that is, the conditional situation that existence provides to those that live within it, and the necessity in particular of human…