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Poetry

By Jeramy Dodds

Spencer Gordon’s debut book of poetry, Cruise Missile Liberals, opens with the speaker admiring an X-ray’s clarity of purpose, and closes with a desire to be like the enduring trees, which never need a “wake ... Read More »

January 8, 2018 | Filed under: Poetry

By Cornelia Hoogland

Thematically, Joe Denham’s fourth collection, Landfall, is a long question, a wrangle with the ontological realities of living at this time of degenerating species, and an interrogation of the meaning of otherness in an interconnected ... Read More »

December 11, 2017 | Filed under: Poetry

By Joe Denham

Thematically, Joe Denham’s fourth collection, Landfall, is a long question, a wrangle with the ontological realities of living at this time of degenerating species, and an interrogation of the meaning of otherness in an interconnected ... Read More »

December 11, 2017 | Filed under: Poetry

By Gillian Sze

The word “panicle,” which serves as the title for Gillian Sze’s fifth collection of poetry, refers to a branch with many clusters on it. It’s an apt title for this stellar work. In four discrete ... Read More »

December 11, 2017 | Filed under: Poetry

By Anne Michaels

In a note accompanying her long-awaited sixth collection of poetry, Toronto poet laureate Anne Michaels asks: “What words can we have for the last weeks and hours before the imminent death of one we love?” ... Read More »

September 25, 2017 | Filed under: Poetry