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Why So Cool is, well, so cool

Whenever I see Dennis Lee’s name on something, I get excited. While the world of Canadian poetry is thriving, if less popular than prose, good contemporary Canadian children’s and YA poets seem to have few compatriots. 576 more words


New On The Bookshelf: Solie and Paré

On a recent trip to the big city, I stopped into the local Chapters and made two purchases. I’m a little slow getting to both of these, but late is better than never. 214 more words

The Arts

1/7/2015 Event Review - Dorothy Wordsworth's Canada Day Poetry Party 2015

It may seem a bit of a mouthful but this was a wonderful way to spend a Wednesday, and indeed to celebrate Canada Day for the first time. 2,070 more words

Event Review

Saturday, May 30th

sounds of Niger

Mdou Moctar, “à la maison,” live, Niger (Ingall), 2013



reading table

Neither question nor assertion makes sense / when truth is a tone of voice.

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Music Clip Of The Day

Thursday, May 28th

How about something new?

PRISM Quartet and Steve Lehman (alto saxophone), excerpts from “15 Places at the Same Time” (S. Lehman), live, Philadelphia, 2014

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Karen Solie's The Road In is Not the Same as the Road Out, reviewed: Neither destination nor journey

The Road In is Not the Same as the Road Out
Karen Solie
House of Anansi
112 pages; $20

Though it shares pieces with her U.K.-published selected poems The Living Option, The Road in Is Not the Same Road Out is technically Karen Solie’s fifth book. 825 more words


Poetry Favorites: Marita Dachsel

Who is your favorite living poet?

Karen Solie

Who is your favorite dead poet?

Robert Louis Stevenson

What is your favorite poem of all time? 274 more words

National Poetry Month