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Weight (Revised Canadian Edition) by Samuel Andreyev

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The poetry of Weight is situated on the sharpest available intersection of two extremes: the blandly narrative, and the wildly disjunctive and polydimensional.
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Compression Sonnets by Alfred Noyes

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Alfred Noyes boils the English sonnet down until we catch one last glimpse of its evaporating form: fourteen words, reminding us of the fourteen line limit the sonnet originally hove to.
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VDB Wordlist by Kemeny Babineau

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Kemeny Babineau has attempted to create a tri-language collage of then and now called VDB Wordlist.
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WOLVES (lone.ly) by Jonathan Ball

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In WOLVES (lone.ly), Jonathan Ball meditates on the word “wolves” to produce a series of disjointed poems exploring the meanings the word has accrued throughout history.
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Blissful Times by Sandra Alland

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A creature, a possible he actually, in perhaps to whereas,
it hardly / it indeed, be “fellow.”
Be asking to appear at, asking to think of, Other.
You would ask about the heart, the needs,
the times all great, not peace.
See peace for moon, one moon,
does your look seem less?
Deal time into this when.
Then what left?
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The Iliad Books XXII: The Death of Hector by Lisa Jarnot

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And Achilles swift-footed
he spoke filled with anger:

“You’ve screwed me, Apollo,
you biggest headfucker of all the gods,
you turned me here now
from the tall city wall
and those many men
who could have been dusted
before they slunk back home to Troy”
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The Basho Variations by Steve McCaffery

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The Dialogic Basho

Basho: i want a poem
Frog: i want a pond

Basho: poematic pondness
Frog: pondific poesis

Basho: where are you?
Frog: where you are
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What Happened by Tom Walmsley

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on cowardice

i used to think i was a
coward it started when
i believed every lie i heard
but one summer day a
guy on hastings street yelled at
another guy for crossing on a
red light & the jaywalker strolled
back knocked him down then
cut his ear off &
i thought gee i just don’t
think i can do that.
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The Sands of Dream by Thérèse Renaud

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The Sands of Dream is the first English translation of Thérèse Renaud’s earliest book, considered by some to be the first truly Surrealist collection published in Canada. It is also BookThug’s Department of Reissue No. 1.
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Fishings by Shannon Bramer

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Swim alongside the fairy tale and the bedtime story with these fishy poems and songs.
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White Porcupine by Phil Hall

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older than my heroes got
sold a whittled role for touch
fold within green fold my doubt
not suicidal / not joyous much
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Codes of Public Sleep by Camille Martin

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a few words at sea – how great
is the resistance – i wanted
to learn a common center filled
with matter beyond
my comprehension – a perpendicular
solid round body – air
grows out of these rough places
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The Aureole: A Poem by Albert Durrant Watson

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Department of Reissue No.2, in which you will discover The Aureole, which bears the distinction of being the first published free-verse long-poem in English Canada.
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At Alberta by Nathalie Stephens

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This book of essays and interviews on and by Nathalie Stephens is issued as BookThug’s Department of Critical Thought No. 1
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Quantum Chaos and Poems: A Manfest(o)ation by Cara Benson

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What does it mean to make manifest in matter that which is poem, ne words? Quantum explores this conundrum.
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Hot Wax, or Psyche’s Drip by Jed Rasula

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A long poem germinated in if not completely hatched in the toreador momentum.
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Fond by Kate Eichhorn

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Inscriptions, some anon., recovered, often from transient surfaces. What remains? Still, the translation of familiar marks – the bruise, crease, temporary lines exposed on or despite of covers, slip sheets, moving surfaces; the tendency to read into places – tracery of tides, scribbling of thaw lines. Borrowed narratives.
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Matter by Meredith Quartermain

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From the first dawn of life
beings resembled –
stars shaped themselves to horses, bears, crabs, fish
and breathed – eyes breathing eyes – eyes breathing ears
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Beloved of My Twenty-seven Senses by Karen Fastrup

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Beloved of My Twenty-seven Senses
Fiction by Karen Fastrup
Translated from the Danish by Tara Chase
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After Rilke: To Forget You Sang by Mark Goldstein

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Channeling Spicer through dirty translations of Rilke, Goldstein asks the Martians to invoke us, the “poets of the future” who live now.
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Sweethearts of the Great Migration by Andrew Hughes

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If Catullus had lived in the age of skateboards his name would be Andy Hughes. Let’s call him a young, lyrical, New Englander who crafts the line into a bloom of self-effacing, reflective, and always funny-sad passages. These poems are indeed passages: passages into a creative life filled with promise, and passages into a forthright sympathy for the wobbly human heart.
– Lisa Jarnot
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In Stereo by Paul Hegedus

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polar opposite attraction sparks dark marks a bourbon border run on no longer repeating pattern surplus folds this page into paper cranes or frogs pushed to leap if pressed tapes surface cling on hand hold sliding head first basing or basting over boasting afro rose toasting
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The SubWay by Philip Quinn

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we are bossed vaudeville
quaint articulate contaminants
all ways under construction
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Tender Buttons by Gertrude Stein

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If you haven’t heard of Gertrude Stein or Tender Buttons, quite frankly it is surprising that you’re reading this catalogue.
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Every Way Oakly by Steve McCaffery

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she types clarity
relations to a scene
a seen in
zero
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Quixote Variations by Ramon Fernandez (Alfred Noyes, trans)

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My child’s faults
Lift verses out of variations

Through crushed Saturdays
And broken Mays

Never three soft days
Overwhelming us

Having neither marginal
Nor critical remarks

Nothing to register
Delight
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Welcome to Earth: Poem for Alien(s) by Amanda Earl

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Welcome to Earth : poem for alien(s) muses on displacement, estrangement, and discovery. it began with a “what if?”: what if we were trying to describe “life” to an alien? how do we break down the complexity of living into essential elements? perhaps the poem could be seen as a kind of creation myth. perhaps life begins with light.
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This & That Lenin by Steven Zultanski

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yet this Lenin likes to gaze into the distance
yet that Lenin dislikes Futurism
yet this Lenin likes white wine with his caviar.

The lake, stagnant in its worsening, dust what blows
across the algae as a plume of white smoke billowing formats the night.
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Mal Arme: Letter Drop 3 by Victor Coleman and Paul Collins

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A new volume in Coleman’s LETTER DROP series, illustrated with delightful collage works by Paul Collins.
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The Apothecary by Lisa Robertson

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I want an ingenious fibre to be treated as funny tragedy expressing a classic argument against materialism which runs like this: which changes of costume are bound to be dangerous?
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