Tag: poetry

House of Being Too Tired to Write a Poem

poetry by Geoffrey Morrison Poem not displaying properly? Read it on Issuu. — Geoffrey Morrison is from British Columbia, but has also lived in Toronto and London, Ontario. He was a longlist finalist for the 2014 Lemon Hound and 2016 PRISM poetry contests, and has poems in Lemon Hound, ditch, and Echolocation (online). His critical prose is at The Town… Read more →

The Load of Shit Came

  after Wallace Stevens poetry by Chris Johnson Poem not displaying properly? Read it on Issuu. — Chris Johnson lives in Ottawa and works as coordinating editor for Arc Poetry Magazine. His chapbook, Listen, Partisan!, is from Frog Hollow Press. Read more →

The Light Changes

poetry by Ariel Dawn Poem not displaying properly? Read it on Issuu. — Ariel Dawn lives in Victoria, British Columbia. Her poems appear in places such as  Ambit, Queen Mob’s Tea House, Elbow Room, Tales from the Forest, and Canthius, and are forthcoming in A Furious Hope anthology. She is studying Tarot and finishing her first collection of poems. Read more →

Well, Happy Birthday

poetry by Adrien Potvin Poem not displaying properly? Read it on Issuu. — Adrien Potvin is a writer and musician currently living in Guelph, Ontario. He is a member of the Guelph-based poetry group &, Collective, and has appeared in their books &, 1: works by &, collective and &, 2: this happened to one of us. He has also… Read more →

(parenthetical) issue seventeen contributors

— table of contents — Hana Alharastani hails from Michigan and is currently an MFA candidate studying fiction at the University of Central Florida. When she’s not trying to save the world, she works as the assistant fiction editor and social media coordinator for The Florida Review. Steve Bourdeau teaches English culture and literature at a small college deep in… Read more →

Snippets of Benjamin

poetry by Michael Russell — Poem not displaying properly? Read it on Issuu. — MICHAEL RUSSELL is a 26-year-old queer poet who is piecing together his first chapbook. He lives in Toronto. In his spare time he likes to read and write and participate in random nonsense. His work has appeared in cahoodaloodaling, The Quilliad, untethered, and QDA: A Queer Disability… Read more →

Where the Mystery Writes Itself

poetry by Lisa Richter | for Maurice Sendak — Poem not displaying properly? Read it on Issuu. — LISA RICHTER is a Toronto-based poet, writer, and English as a Second Language teacher. Her poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in The Puritan, The Malahat Review, The Minola Review, Canthius, The Toronto Quarterly, and Crab Creek Review, among other journals, as… Read more →

poetry by Alex Tevlin — Poem not displaying properly? Read it on Issuu. — ALEX TEVLIN is a longtime Torontonian and sometimes chemist. Her writing is a ploy to keep the science at bay. She has previously been published in the Carleton Humanities literary journal, North. Read more →

I. vi* from Medulla (Ill Meat)

poetry by Annick MacAskill — Poem not displaying properly? Read it on Issuu. — ANNICK MACASKILL’s poetry has appeared in Room, The Puritan, The Fiddlehead, Arc, and Lemon Hound, among others. Her work has been longlisted for the CBC’s Canada Writes Poetry Prize and nominated for a Pushcart Prize. She is the author of the chapbook Brotherly Love: Poems of… Read more →