In a blend of essayistic poetics, Broadbent wields alchemy, translation and necromancy to bring readers In on the Great Joke.
What do you get when you cross Lao Tzu and an application for a university ...
A grappling with time, form and embodiment.
Recite your poem to your aunt.
I threw myself to the ground.
Where were you in the night?
In a school among the pines.
What was the meaning of the dream?
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
What if the cinema of the present were a MÃ¶bius strip of language, a montage of statements and questions sutured together and gradually accumulating colour? Would the seams afford a new sensibility ...
It is true Canada is not exactly a Utopia, Ltd. ,
for there is hard work and a rough, raw, erudite wail
against the postmodern loss of meaning and emotion to be done
before comfort or affluence are built. ...
Nothing slips by Brecken Hancock’s deft ear as she seductively plumbs the depths of the evolution of bathing, doppelgangers, the Kraken and the minutiae of family with all its tragic misgivings. The ...
Winner of the 2014 A. M. Klein Prize for Poetry
MxT, or ‘Memory x Time,’ is one of the formulas acclaimed poet Sina Queyras posits as a way to measure grief. These poems mourn the dead by turning memories ...