Books tagged: Poetry

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Beyond Mudtown

By Rob Rolfe

Mudtown was a working-class neighbourhood tightly wedged between once busy docks, factories and the escarpment along the east shore of Owen Sound Bay, regularly inundated with mud during spring rains. Beyond Mudtown, Rob Rolfe's third collection of poetry, is an imagined visit ... Read more

Bite Down Little Whisper

By Don Domanski

From a master poet, meditative lines running like veins through the dark grace of being alive. Governor General's Award–winning poet Don Domanski's new collection, Bite Down Little Whisper, delves into the interconnectedness of all life with spiritual gravitas and powerful ... Read more

Blue Pyramids

By Robert Priest


From his first book, The Visible Man (“as fine a first volume of poetry as one is ever likely to read” — the Dalhousie Review), to his most recent, Resurrection In the Cartoon (“passionate, humourous, worldly-wise, kick-ass poetry” — The Vancouver Sun), Robert ... Read more

Body Rain

By J. A. Hamilton

Shortlisted for the 1991 Pat Lowther AwardIn J. A. Hamilton's poems blood is red, black hearts are black. There is no flinching from things as bad as they can be, especially but not only for women. And yet, this passionate powerful writing radiates affirmation. "his good o, ... Read more


By Tyler Pennock

Poems about a young two-spirit Indigenous man moving through shadow and trauma toward strength and awareness.

Bones, Tyler Pennock's wise and arresting debut, is about the ways we process the traumas of our past, and about how often these experiences eliminate moments of softness ... Read more

Botero's Beautiful Horses

By Jan Conn

“Do we want love / each and every day of our lives?” Jan Conn asks in a poem called “Michoacán. ” “You bet your ass,” she answers. The poems of Botero’s Beautiful Horses are charged with otherness, bright with the exhilaration and danger of transformation. Many ... Read more

bp: beginnings

By bp Nichol
Edited by Stephen Cain

While bpNichol (1944-1988) has attained iconic status in Canadian literature in recent years, particularly through his lifelong poem The Martyrology and his work in visual and sound poetry, there are numerous early "fugitive" sequences that are often referred to in critical ... Read more