Watch the I Don’t Understand episode with poet and author of “I Love You, Call Me Back” Sabrina Benaim. That’s the slam poet that went viral as a winner of the 2014 Toronto Poetry Slam. She is best known for her poem “Explaining My Depression To My Mother” which was apparently 8 years ago. She gives a wonderful […]
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Bhanu Kapil’s famous “12 Questions”
Over at Via Negativa where the Poetry Blogging Network happens there are interviews using Bhanu Kapil’s famous “12 Questions“. Chen Chen uses “12 Questions” for a number of poems in his new book: Your Emergency Contact Has Experienced an Emergency Who was responsible for the suffering of your mother? What is the shape of your […]
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Little Free Libraries
Swap boxes and Little Free Libraries are one of life’s urban delights. Here’s a guide to LFL in Ottawa. It’s extensive and got a map of all the beauties. btw, since you’re here, click over to my Instagram, or my Patreon.
Poem in your pocket day
It would mean more if we saw people and could thrust random poetry at them physically. Still. Up with poetry. I got a poem from Kim Fahner in the mail. The postcards are a League of Canadian Poets initiative. You can hear Beekeeping and the 14 other poems at poets.ca or download the postcard pack. […]