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Description of the World

A new poetry collection from the Giller Prize–winning author of The Sentimentalists and Quartet for the End of Time. In The Description of the World Johanna Skibsrud brings us to the edges … 96 View

Divided

Looking deeply into humanity’s interactions with the animal world, Linda Frank considers our fascination with and fear of nature, as well as our exploitation of all species. These … 104 View

For it is a Pleasure and a Surprise to Breathe

New and Selected Poems

For thirty-five years, award-winning poet Gary Barwin has been opening up new ways of being in poetry. In this long-awaited new and selected collection, For It Is a Pleasure and a Surprise to … 256 View

Has The World Ended Yet?

Stories

In Has the World Ended Yet? we start with retired superheroes living in a soulless suburbia where everyone gets lost trying to get home. Then the angels start to fall from the sky. Is it … 312 View

Listen Before Transmit

Dani Couture’s latest poems are transmissions that travel across the cosmos and the spaces we live in, as well as within the more intimate distances we navigate between one another. … 80 View

Love in the Chthulucene (Cthulhucene)

In a collection grappling with #MeToo, climate change and political turmoil, Natalee Caple strives to discover a way forward in charged times. These poems look to acknowledge struggle, to … 113 View

On Not Losing My Father’s Ashes in the Flood

The great Alberta flood of 2013 slides through Richard Harrison’s latest collection, its rising waters pulling his books of poetry off their shelves, washing the ink from letters kept in … 96 View

Treaty#

A treaty is a contract. A treaty is enduring. A treaty is an act of faith. A treaty at its best is justice. It is a document and an undertaking. It is connected to place, people and self. It is … 112 View
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I Try Not to Think Too Much – But what if we all – Worlding – Song for Molly – All Nature is Foreign – Stages – We – We Camp above the Sea – … 20 $2.00 Add
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On Not Losing My Father’s Ashes in the Flood – A Poem in the Arms of Tyrannosaurus Rex – Gone – This Son of York – The World Made New – Slinky – Now is … 19 $1.90 Add
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Has The World Ended Yet?

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Titan wakes up one morning to find that angels are falling from the sky and the world is ending around him. What is there for a retired superhero to do? 14 $1.40 Add
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Dream a narrowing – Draw a single moment – When, after a thought – Brief Sketches of an Open Field 7 $0.70 Add
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I Come Around With Appetite to Parties

From: Listen Before Transmit

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I Come Around With Appetite to Parties – You Wore Out Your Welcome With Radiant Ability – Prototype – Listen Before Transmit – Mother, Order Octopoda – Pioneer … 17 $1.70 Add
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Impetus Ungainly

From: Treaty#

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Impetus Ungainly – Doctrine of Discovery – The Tap – Pink Mints – The Shop – The Claim – Reckoning – On the Day the World Begins Again – A Love … 31 $3.10 Add
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Strange Creatures

From: Divided

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Divided – Jewel Wasp – Praying Mantis – Dragonfly – Swarm – Training Your Cricket to Be A Warrior – Jesus Bugs – Orb Weaver – Ocean Quahog – … 7 $0.70 Add
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The Nu Hewmanism

From: For it is a Pleasure and a Surprise to Breathe

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Phases of the Harpsichord Mood – Down into the Streets – a rabbi, a schoolboy, and a tailor walk into a bar – Rabbit – Martin’s Idea – in the clouds, the eggs … 80 $8.00 Add