Publication Year

Part 3

From: Escape Velocity


On Six Lines from Rumi’s “Night and Sleep” – Interstice – Fever Dreams – The Garden Leaving -7 Unsent Letter # 5 – Watering at Dawn – How to Grow Stones – Night Watch — October – The Weed – My Heart Beats Kelly – On a Dream of Salmon – On St. Thomas Line – I Would Have Liked to Say I Was Irish – We Often Call Them Stoic – Booman – Harmless Jack



Carmelita McGrath

Carmelita McGrath is a poet, editor, anthologist, story writer, and novelist. She is the author of more than a dozen books, including two books of poetry. In addition to the Atlantic Poetry Prize, she has won the Newfoundland Book Award for her short story collection, Stranger Things Have Happened, which was also shortlisted for the Thomas Head Raddall Fiction Award. She lives in St. John’s.