Publication Year

IV. Oh Goddamn Understanding


From: The Most Charming Creatures


Blue Train, Saying Chaos like Cows, Bombardier Beetles Squirt Boiling Anal Chemicals to Make Frogs Vomit, Beard, Bucket List, Big Sad, Sonnet for International Poetry Day, Archaeology, Big, What Things Are the Colour of Sweaters, Count the Disco Balls, On a Ladder, Looking Up, Portal, Commencement for Cootes Paradise, and Song.



Gary Barwin

The bestselling author of 26 books of fiction and poetry, Gary Barwin has won the Stephen Leacock Memorial Medal for Humour, the Canadian Jewish Literary Award, and has been a finalist for the Governor General’s Award and the Scotiabank Giller Prize. He lives in Hamilton, ON.