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 – ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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, ...
Gods, giants, violence, the undead, theft, trolls, dwarves, aphorisms, unrequited love, Valkyries, heroes, kidnapping, dragons, the creation of the cosmos and a giant wolf are just some of the elements ...
How can we carve private spaces from discarded publics?
DOWN takes junk language – with cameos by Frank O’Hara, Frank Ocean, Aaliyah and the Temptations – and distresses it, building sonically dense ...
The fairground screamed. The mountains
and valley were gone. The fire was gone
too. The hanging ‘because’
was gone too. The men were away
and my heart already dead
and the fairground monkey dead ...
What if the cinema of the present were a Möbius strip of language, a montage of statements and questions sutured together and gradually accumulating colour? Would the seams afford a new sensibility around ...