Books tagged: Poetry

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Cartography and Walking

By Adam Dickinson

Shortlisted for the 2003 Henry Kreisel Award for Best First Book (Writers Guild of Alberta Award)In Cartography and Walking, Adam Dickinson charts his own listening -- an acute listening of eye and ear, a listening with both body and mind. "Cartography" is more than a metaphor ... Read more

Cave of Trophonius & Other Poems, The

By Francis Sparshott

Sad, witty, beautiful and difficult, the poems in this book are of, and for, both the mind and the heart. The title poem in this collection was awarded first place in the 1981 CBC Literary Competition.

5 1/2 x 8 1/2 inches, 48 pages, $7. 50, 1983 Poetry

Childhood Thoughts and Water

By John McDonald

"Childhood Thoughts and Water" is a collection of Beat Poetry, Spoken Word, Performance Art and Lyrical Verse. This is a work which journeys into the memories and events of an Urban Indigenous warrior's struggles to reconnect with a language and culture that is seemingly always ... Read more

Civil and Civic

By Jonathan Bennett


“As accomplished as Jonathan Bennett is at using language, he’s never fussy or precious about it. With his exacting, contemporary voice, part colourful reporter, part reluctant witness, his lines gain their effect by serving experience in the most necessary way possible, ... Read more

Clinic Day

By Diana Fitzgerald Bryden

The early car's mine.
I leave before the day
puts hardware on;
ride east all the way.

I leave before the day
abandons slow calm.
Ride east all the way,
and now a storm

abandons slow calm.
We pass the bridge
and now a storm
has torn the sky's edge.

-- from Open Letter ... Read more

Clinic Day

By Diana Fitzgerald Bryden

Diana Fitzgerald Bryden's second book of poetry, Clinic Day, (choreo)graphs the experiences and thoughts and feelings of three characters (The Secretary, The Surgeon, and a wanderer named -- not inaptly -- Blake), who perform a pas de trois of yearning and loss and occasional ... Read more

Closer to Home

By Derk Wynand

These flies on a white table burst
into shafts of light and touch down
again, sun-stricken,
the oil of their bodies breaking
light into all its parts.

Not yet song, their buzzing proves
less than noise, maybe more,
horizon note or beginnings
of pattern.

It suits me to ... Read more


By Nisha Patel

In her debut collection, Canadian National Slam Champion Nisha Patel commands her formidable insight and youthful, engaged voice to relay experiences of racism, sexuality, empowerment, grief, and love. These are vitally political, feminist poems for young women of colour, with ... Read more