Trailer Park Shakes

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These poems, while dreamlike and playful, bear unflinching witness to the workings of injustice — how violence is channeled through institutions and refracted intimately between people, becoming intertwined with the full range of human experience, including care and love. Trailer Park Shakes is a book that seems to want to hold everything — an entire cross-section of lived experience — written by a poet whose courage, attention, and capacity to trace contradiction inspire trust in her words’ embrace. Dion-Glowa’s poems are quietly philosophical, with a heartfelt, self-possessed politic.

Contributors

Justene Dion-Glowa

Justene Dion-Glowa is a queer Métis creative, beadworker and poet born in Win-Nipi (Winnipeg) and has been residing in Secwepemcúl'ecw since 2014. They are a Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity alumni. They have been working in the human services field for nearly a decade. Their microchap, TEETH, is available from Ghost City Press. Trailer Park Shakes is their first full-length poetry book.
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Tissue – blur – Dust Bowl Masquerade – Burial//Rebirth – kaanookaat – Thistle&Thorn – ruts – Ghost – Sertraline Dreams – My depression, … 31 $3.10

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Archive – Din – wick – Perch – kornay – shoovreu – THE DARK PLACE – Hark! A Misandrist! – CRUSH(ED) – she – Aces – Vessel – … 54 $5.40