Publication Year

Part A: Metal


From: Democratically Applied Machine


Where Did All The Job Shops Go? – Ghosting The Assembly Line – The Machine’s Advice – Interview With The Machinist – Part – Cast Iron – Unemployed Hourly – Fealty (A Pipe Welder And His Rig) – From The Front – The Angels Descend To Fill The Skills Gap – White Collar



Robert Colman

Robert Colman is a Newmarket, Ont.-based writer and editor. He has been involved in trade publications for the manufacturing industry for more than ten years. Colman is the author of two other full-length collections of poetry, Little Empires (Quattro Books 2012) and The Delicate Line (Exile Editions 2008), and the chapbook Factory (Frog Hollow Press 2015). He received his MFA from UBC in 2016.