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By Don Coles

In the opening paragraph of A Serious Call to a Devout and Holy Life (1729), from which Don Coles has drawn the title of his new poetry collection, William Law writes that “Devotion signifies a ... Read More »

June 25, 2015 | Filed under: Poetry

By Pearl Pirie

In her third poetry collection, Ottawa’s Pearl Pirie unleashes her deep curiosity about language. Writing on the BookThug blog, Pirie claims, “I like when the words in words are not the root word but are ... Read More »

April 6, 2015 | Filed under: Poetry


By Zachariah Wells

Zachariah Wells’s Sum opens with an epigraph from Fernando Pessoa that declares, “In the vast colony of our being there are many species of people, thinking and feeling differently.” At a glance, the formal eclecticism ... Read More »

April 6, 2015 | Filed under: Poetry