Poetry

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A Matins Flywheel

By John Lent

In his new book of poems, A Matins Flywheel, John Lent brings a life-long fascination with literary forms to the hybrid prose/poetry of a new long poem called “Matins for St. Agnes of The Crossroads: 62nd Avenue and 109th Street, Edmonton,” and to the new, loose, genre-mixing ... Read more

A Mingus Lullaby

By Dane Swan

An important composer and musician, Charles Mingus was also part of the civil rights movement. Raised by an aboriginal stepmother he was part Black, Chinese, and White. He claimed to be three people, and spent time in mental hospitals. He was married to one of his wives by Ginsberg, ... Read more

A More Perfect [

By Jimmy McInnes

Iconic political speeches are some of the best remembered and most repeated passages in contemporary English language. Especially in the United States of America, what child doesn't know Abraham Lincoln's "Fourscore and seven years ago. .." or Roosevelt's "The only thing we ... Read more

A Natural History of Unnatural Things

By Zachari Logan

A microscopic and intense view of the sometimes invisible and ignored parts of the world we inhabit. Peering into cities and our place within them, the poet searches for meaning after the death of his father, and observes the flora and fauna, which provide beauty and nourish ... Read more

A Nervous City

By Chris Pannell

Winner of the Kerry Schooley Award ? Hamilton Literary Awards

Whether it is the roads that weave through his native Hamilton, or the crowded streets of Cairo where tourists, it seems, are forbidden to walk, Pannell captures the hum and energy that animates these urban spaces ... Read more

A Nice Place to Visit

By Sky Gilbert

It’s difficult to describe A Nice Place to Visit. Some will say it’s not a book of poetry at all ? but that’s just because it’s funny and has reviews of bad movies and advice on things like love. Also, it’s a kind of travelogue: you get to go to Costa Rica and look ... Read more

A Number of Stunning Attacks

By Jessi MacEachern

A raw and intimate testimony of the spatial and emotional difficulty of facing the self and the other

A Number of Stunning Attacks contributes to the ongoing association of fragmented forms and women’s writing, yet the insistent repetitions and crystallized imagery produce something ... Read more

A Page from the Wonders of Life on Earth

By Stephanie Bolster

Shortlisted for the 2012 Pat Lowther Memorial AwardAn ambivalent zoo-tour, an open-eyed meander through a landscape of made and contained things. A Page from The Wonders of Life on Earth is a book with a coherent vision of nature -- constructed or framed, both in the present ... Read more

A Painted Elephant

By Jill Hartman

A Painted Elephant tells a tale of love – unrequited, of course, like all the best stories. Our Juliet? A lonely Indian elephant, newly arrived at the Calgary Zoo from Holland, with a penchant for moonlight escapes. Her Romeo? The wooden Maytag Man statue on Calgary's 9th Street, ... Read more

A Peeled Wand

By Anne Szumigalski

A Peeled Wand: Selected Poems of Anne Szumigalski,/I> offers a succinct, authoritative overview of the work of one of Canada's most remarkable and original poets. , bringing some of her finest poems back into print.