Book Reviews: Palmu / Cowper / Chafe

BOOK REVIEWS by BRIAN PALMU DANIEL COWPER’S Grotesque Tenderness 
[McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2018. $17.95] AIDAN CHAFE’S Short Histories of Light 
[McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2018. $16.95] The line “Is the eternal / world a city or wood? I ask myself / that often” appears in “Cinematheque”, a poem from Daniel Cowper’s first trade collection, Grotesque Tenderness. … Continue reading Book Reviews: Palmu / Cowper / Chafe

Poetry • Jenn Carson

TWO POEMS by JENN CARSON   Deep vein mnemonic My six year old unaware of his delicate beauty a transitory perfection I have to look away from to grow accustomed to the pain of its eventual absence My baby all smooth skin and elegant arms flexes his tiny bicep sees his inky vein popping says … Continue reading Poetry • Jenn Carson