OUR ARCHIVES : March 2015

the fishmonger

In my dream we are terrible fish mouths slicing our cheeksas we siphon kelpSometimes we hide in the greenfrom the ripple and flashof the diver and her maskThen over the ledgethrough the dark water we fallwatched by The Old Man of Hoy And the sea hides us under her chop and swell But that diver […]

august twenty-five

death gathers her wings spread wide your mother’s body to hide soft, you ask soft, you pray in the morning rain that pours tears on the world awash cleansing us all as one soul she prepares stainless again as at birth in this place of illusion that is and is not life and death reflect […]

Alberta Human Policy

[translated excerpt from the Alberta Wetland Policy] Humans in Alberta *Approximately 20 per cent of Alberta’s surface area is covered by humans Humanlands are land saturated with humans long enough to promote formation of human altered soils, growth of human tolerant vegetation, and various kinds of animal activity that are adapted to the human environment. […]

What Beer Can Do

Shine my buckle, baby, he yells in my ear, pulls me tight against him, and two-steps me around backwards, sloooooooow, sloooooooooow, quick-quick one body with too many feet we stumble, no gliding here in the Big Tent of Nashville North, just tired river silt and dirty tarmac that trips our best intentions, the bitter stain […]

Book Launches!!

The Calgary Project – A City Map in Verse and Visual is here!! We are so excited to be celebrating the anthology and all of our amazing contributors – the wonderful artists who have so generously shared their work with our project. The anthology, featuring the work of more than 90 Calgary poets and visual […]