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Dear still unpublished writer: Thank you for your submission to generic unprofitable lower-case canadian poetry magazine. more »

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"If I conceive God's child my father will get $500,000 / My father instructs me to pray for this fortune / he could open a second restaurant / a walk-in fridge" more »

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Existential philosophy, gap year blues, retro-modern décor ennui and other problems faced by the upper class. more »

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"And then you think of her with her eyes brimming, the both of you standing dumb in the foyer of the friendship centre, holding eyes, not hands." more »

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"This spring made winter an insulting opening offer, now the passing lane is getting harder to negotiate, thawing out and icing up again." more »

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"Life in Canada is just bear attack after bear attack. It always happens, as incalculable as the number of times Irving Layton used the word 'loins.'" more »

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Pull his finger. Braid his chest hair. Top of the odd-job totem pole. King of the all-you-can-eat. more »

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"I’ve been wanting to write about the black skirt we’ve been using to cover the lovebird’s cage. The goodnight skirt." more »

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"Now you are looking up from the bottom of the lake. You are walking past the townhouses in April under the budding trees, and drowning." more »

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"Your poem should look pretty and shut up. Your poem should have a boner. Your poem should smell like a wax museum or jail." more »

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