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"I follow my penis around town for a while, wandering aimlessly through all the women—why do I ever leave this city?" Read more

FICTION 3 Comments

A poem "with cautious, slightly energy-sapped enjambments" recreates a bar's atmosphere and patrons. Read more

POETRY 1 Comments

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Reflections on how a bar in Parc Extension, QC, influenced an eponymous poem about "unprogress, inertia, the failure to learn from mistakes." Read more

Columns

The chain-link fence along boulevard de l’Acadie— two metres high, with “appropriate hedge”—separates one of the wealthiest neighbourhoods in Montreal from one of the poorest. Read more

Essays 14 Comments

Hal Niedzviecki com­mem­o­rates his Jewish grand­fa­ther—a heavy drinker, a bad driver and a Polish refugee. Read more

Essays 7 Comments

On a rainy night in October 1970, I crossed paths with Canada's most elusive poet. Read more

Essays 12 Comments

Doug Savage lives in Vancouver, works at a software company and posts a new cartoon every day at savagechickens.com Read more

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