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Magyarazni

By Helen Hajnoczky
Categories: Poetry

The word "magyarázni" (pronounced MUG-yar-az-knee) means "to explain" in Hungarian, but translates literally as "make it Hungarian." This faux-Hungarian language primer, written in direct address, invites ...

Whelmed

By Nicole Markotic
Categories: Poetry

What might a word lose – or gain – without its prefix?

Each prose poem in Whelmed features a word that has been unhinged from its prefix, allowing new meanings – radically unfamiliar, yet uncannily ...

Throaty Wipes

By Susan Holbrook
Categories: Poetry

SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2017 TRILLIUM BOOK AWARD

In 1934, Gertrude Stein asked ‘What is poetry and if you know what poetry is what is prose.’ Throaty Wipes answers this question and many more! How does ...

Mission Creep

By Joshua Trotter
Categories: Poetry

A spun radio dial passing clean through poetry. A stuttering loop of Endgame recorded by Stockhausen, remixed by Kraftwerk. The chatter of minotaurs and metadata. Transmissions from far-off futures or ...

Country Club

By Andy McGuire
Categories: Poetry

A lyrical wilderness of power, wealth, leisure and desire, the poems of Country Club freewheel across state lines with panache and flagrant feeling. In this bold debut from Andy McGuire, all passions – ...

Ardour

By Nicole Brossard
Translated by Angela Carr
Categories: Poetry

something like wait for me
in the braille of scars
tonight can i suggest a little punctuation
circle half-moon vertical line of astonishment
a pause that transforms
light and breath 
into language and threshold ...

The Xenotext: Book 1

By Christian Bök
Categories: Poetry

Internationally best-sellling poet Christian Bök has spent more than ten years writing what promises to be the first example of 'living poetry.' After successfully demonstrating his concept in a colony ...

Otter

By Ben Ladouceur
Categories: Poetry

His body, like yours, would lie
mute as a plum
until a vigilant limb came
to a decision. As you might have guessed
I've come to one myself.

Moving from the absurdity of the First World War to the chaos of ...

Asbestos Heights

By David McGimpsey
Categories: Poetry

Winner of the 2015 Quebec Writers' Federation's A.M. Klein Prize for Poetry

If you tore off the tops of canola --
yellow canola flowers -- would you
jump in a tub of canola margarine
just to make the best ...

Dear Leader

By Damian Rogers
Categories: Poetry

I'm ill-equipped
  for this. I sit
    by a fake fireplace

that frames a real flame.
  I've been crossed
    by two crows today.

'Multi-vectored, Rogers's poems hum with life and tension, ...