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VIFF 2019: MS Slavic 7

A young woman investigates correspondence between two poets in the mid twentieth-century: her great-grandmother and the Nobel prize nominee Józef Wittlin. Read more

Kris Rothstein's Blog

"In her dream, my wife said I abandoned her in the middle of a strange city forcing her out of our car." Read more

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Library and Archives Canada, Acc. No. 1988-250-37

"a brief place / nondescript / but the prideful home of my great-great uncle and aunt" Read more

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A M Felicisimo CC-BY-SAA

"Desire, he said, wants what is not in reach. So reach for me and dance me out of death." Read more

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Lenea Grace says a Eulogy for Stan Rogers. Read more

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There was a fire in your former home, it was on the news. You brought me here, once, in my youth when nothing impressed me. Read more

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Grief’s a bastard. Read more

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A moment of transcendence occurs in the checkout queue at Safeway. Read more

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Three poems by Sue Goyette, excerpted from her book Penelope. Read more

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A poem by Marc Plourde from Borrowed Days: Poems New and Selected. Read more

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"This morning I saw my father driving a red/ Toyota wagon with Quebec plates, je me/ souviens, turning the corner at Grand, heading..." Read more

FINDINGS

"lug like trunks,/ steer like plows/ pile like lumber..." Read more

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"anything you wanted to keep had to be taken off your balcony / then on that day, Balcony Day / whatever items were still left out there disappeared" Read more

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"he’s rowing with bed rails on sheets / sail-taut where the sea should be." Read more

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"Canada has no history books, they are being written as we speak by navvies and temporary foreign workers, by strippers and hitchhikers." Read more

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Listen to C.R. Gilpin read "The Pump Jack," "The Tall Poppy" and "The NFB Documentary." Read more

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"Of course, looking back, you would like to reboot and start over, but there is no over." An excerpt from The Waking Comes Late, winner of the 2016 Governor General’s Literary Award for poetry. Read more

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"I’d take the calm before the storm if it meant having any calm whatsofuckingever." Read more

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VIFF 2016: "Paterson"

A sweet, eccentric, and nearly perfect film about poetry, English bulldogs, Ohio Blue Tip Matches, and Paterson, New Jersey. Read more

Michael Hayward's Blog

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

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