TWO – Take Everything, but Leave the Flowers


From: You May Not Take the Sad and Angry Consolations


Deep Religious Faith – Hell around the Flowers – Driving across Pennsylvania, I Had a Great Notion – To All My Followers, I Propose the Photosynthesis-Dopamine Hypothesis



Shane Neilson

Shane Neilson is a disabled poet, physician, and critic, who grew up in New Brunswick and now lives in Oakville, Ontario. Neilson is the author of four non-fiction books on medicine and literary criticism. His poetry has won the Walrus Poetry Prize and Arc Magazine’s Poem of the Year Award (twice). His five previous poetry collections include Dysphoria, winner of the Hamilton Literary Award for Poetry and Complete Physical, a finalist for the Trillium Award.