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Flying Over Language

I can’t write without knowing that each thing I define will be erased in time. There are no safe and secure places for language. The death of meaning is like the extinction of a species. 173 more words

Poetry

Sparrows Fall

From Prairie Fire:

In reading Don Domanski’s All Our Wonder Unavenged, the words ‘carpentry of the soul’ came to mind. “I put two final drops of oil in the mechanism / which is placing a word on either side of time,” he writes in “Disposing of a Broken Clock” (67) And so, with such precision of image, does Domanski create metaphor for the workings of time and the deliberate acts of the poet that effaces it–“I anoint .

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Poetry

All Our Wonder Unavenged

Don Domanski was born and raised on Cape Breton Island and now lives in Halifax, Nova Scotia. His latest work, All Our Wonder Unavenged (Brick Books) recently won the Governor General’s Literary Award for Poetry. 543 more words

Books

All Our Wonder Unavenged

Don Domanski was born and raised on Cape Breton Island and now lives in Halifax, Nova Scotia. His latest work, All Our Wonder Unavenged (Brick Books) recently won the Governor General’s Literary Award for Poetry. 543 more words

Animals

The Evil in a Blade of Grass


five apparitions are building a moth in the dark
they are nailing wings to fog wings to white powder
they are mixing milk and sulphur in an iron bowl… 538 more words

Poetry