Poetry

Showing 1-8 of 2059 books
Sort by:

(alive)

By Rhea Tregebov

(alive): poems selected and new, is a volume of distilled grace. Twenty years of Rhea Tregebov?s poetry have been collected in this work along with several new poems. This volume charts the course of a poetic career which has seen Tregebov consistently praised for her elegant ... Read more

(flood basement

By Jeremy Stewart

Jeremy Stewart's first book, '(flood basement', is a young poet's search for and discovery of his place in the local landscape. The poet is haunted by the legacy of colonialism and propelled by the struggles of a community seeking its own identity. '(flood basement' is the raw, ... Read more

[OR]

By Brian Henderson

[OR] might be a book of steganography. Or not. The tension of appearance inheres in it, and ciphertexts seem to abound. As the poems take up their concealing/revealing, coded/decoded, intelligence/counter-intelligence themes, borders and borderlands appear, are crossed, or are ... Read more

[Sharps]

By Stevie Howell

Shortlisted for the Gerald Lampert Memorial Award

Emergencies, faith, truancy, and poverty intersect in this wry debut that volunteers a transfusion of the unpredictable for those who yearn to transition beyond a muralized Olive Garden world.

Stevie Howell's [Sharps] takes its ... Read more

#IndianLovePoems

By Tenille K. Campbell

Covering Indigenous adventures from Wahpole Island to Northern Saskatchewan to the coast of Vancouver, #IndianLovePoems is a poetry collection that delves into the humour and truths of love and lust within Indigenous communities. Sharing stories in search of The One, or even ... Read more

3 Summers

By Lisa Robertson

A grappling with time, form and embodiment.

Recite your poem to your aunt.
I threw myself to the ground.
Where were you in the night?
In a school among the pines.
What was the meaning of the dream?

Organs, hormones, toxins, lesions: what is a body? In 3 Summers, Lisa Robertson takes ... Read more

4 poets

By Al Rempel, & Peter Morin

A dozen poems each by emerging BC poets Elza, Morin, Rempel & Yawnghwe. Also poetry drafts, interviews, poetics and translations into French,Thai, Bulgarian and Tahltan. Excellent for teachers of poetry.