Veronica Gaylie

Veronica Gaylie is a poet from Vancouver. She is also an assistant professor in the Faculty of Education at UBC Okanagan and a teacher educator in interdisciplinary, ecology-based learning.. Her work has been published in many periodicals, including Grain, Ditch, Room, Lake, Carte Blanche, The Tyee and Geist. She is the author of The Learning Garden: Ecology, Teaching and Transformation. She is the founder of the learning garden at UBC Okanagan. 

London Double

Veronica Gaylie encounters invisible lamps, uncooperative clerks and a cushion with a bear and/or badger on it during a trip to London. more »


Cowichan Sweater

You had to sleep in it and fall in love in it. more »


Melon Balls in Space

Shiny bras and worn-in sweaters—the clothes do make the woman. more »


Illustration: Eric Uhlich

The Guy Upstairs

Veronica Gaylie encounters Trevor Linden, the Greatest Canuck Who Ever Lived, in economy class. more »

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Memory Test

Does the individual have difficulty finding words, finishing sentences or naming people or things? more »

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Blue Cheese

A decadent feast of poetry; but what will it do to your heart? more »


B.C. Interior

Honourable mention in the 3rd Annual Geist Literal Literary Postcard Story Contest. more »

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