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    Mancini, Donato
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    Same Diff by Donato Mancini meets at the intersection of contemporary poetry, art, and current politics. Influenced by documentary cinema such as the films of Frederic Wiseman, Dada poets, montage techniques, and a range of poets who...

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    Barron, Joelle
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    On “A Girl Like This Might Have Loved Glenn Gould”: “The poem sits up at its greasy-spoon counter and recounts its tale, a kind of cryptic plain-speech, an inverted code, all the more puzzling for what it plainly says: ‘Under a spell so...

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    J, Evan
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    Some poems can live without souls / but mine remain ghastly fools flicking / uncomfortable narratives like / cigarette butts during class change.One out of every twenty students in the adult education classes Evan J teaches in Sioux...

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    Langhorse, Barbara
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    How do you rebuild a life? In this unsentimental collection of poems, Barbara Langhorst revisits a violent personal tragedy through startling imagery that rends even as it heals. Restless White Fields is unique, unexpected, and...

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    Writers across the globe speak out against sexual assault and abuse in this powerful new poetry anthology, edited by Sue Goyette.These collected poems from writers across the globe declare one common theme: resistance. By exploring...

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    Lanthier, Kateri
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    Why Reporting from Night? The title of this first collection refers to the surreal night flowering of memory and imagination. In these imagistic, playful poems, the sleep-deprived thought patterns of a mother of small children, the...

  • Author:
    Emmett, Rik
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    Poetry from beloved lead guitarist of the multi-platinum record selling legendary band Triumph Reinvention is a largely autobiographical collection of poetry — a project that followed on the heels of Rik Emmett retiring from a touring...

  • Author:
    Sidman, Joyce
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    The names of colors are woven into unrhymed poems that celebrate the seasons.

  • Author:
    Torre, Stephan
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    A visceral new collection from esteemed poet Stephan Torre, grappling with the strength and complexities of life in the northwest wild lands.
    Drawing from a life lived well, amidst hard work and time for reflection in the...

  • Author:
    McOrmond, Steve
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    Anxious, twitchy, urgent poems-a collection that's at once sardonic and "chronically wishful."

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    Flaherty, Kate Marshall
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    Radiant is a poetic exploration of one hopeful person's healing journey through cancer-from missed appointment, to mammogram, to diagnosis, to surgery, chemo, and radiation, through hysterectomy, genetic testing through to...

  • Author:
    Murray, George
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    The highly anticipated follow-up to the wildly popular Glimpse

    Quick is George Murray’s second collection of aphorisms — a form that straddles the lines between poetry, philosophy, humour, and prose. He...

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    Franco, Tanis, 1986-
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    Spaces are not exterior to bodies. They influence and affect the way bodies exist in the world. A quarry is an unnatural place within a natural territory. At any moment, it can be abandoned. A body is not separate from the spaces it...

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    Joseph, Eve
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    These short, condensed prose poems demonstrate that the illogical has a logic of its own, and that the "real is underpinned by the surreal, rather than the other way around.

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    Bouchard, David
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    This collection of lyrical poems and songs from bestselling author David Bouchard gives a voice to important figures in Métis history from the 17th century to the present day.

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    Downe, Lise
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    Propositions and Prayers, Lise Downe's first book of poetry in nine years, is a collection in two parts: "Propositions" is a series of short poems-as-possibilities, structured by the compression of images and voices to convey an urgency...

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    Ruprai, Sharanpal Kaur
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    Poems masquerading as recipes, poems masquerading as survival guides, poems simmered in love, Pressure Cooker Love Bomb is a humorous collection of poems. Ruprai's second collection is infused with intense sexuality, racial...

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    Atwood, Margaret
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    Margaret Atwood's Power Politics first appeared in 1971, startling its audience with its vital dance of woman and man. It still startles, and is just as iconoclastic as ever. These poems occupy all at once the intimate, the political,...

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    David Ménard
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    je me balancerai entre mes visions de pourpre  et ma furie sublime dans ma cage de soleil David Ménard a publié un roman, Nous aurons vécu nous non plus, et deux recueils de poésie aux Editions L'Interligne. Neuvaines,...

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    Miller, Wayne
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    The poems of this fourth collection from Wayne Miller exist in the wake of catastrophe. It is a world populated by rogue gunmen on shooting sprees, a world where the only inheritance a father has to pass on is his debt. In this world,...

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