Tag Archives: nature poetry

I Hate Canadian Nature Poetry; Or, Why I Didn’t Like Arleen Paré’s Governer-General-Award-Nominated Lake of Two Mountains

Well, what a coincidence.  I was just finally sitting down today to write a review of Arleen Paré’s poetry collection Lake of Two Mountains and guess what popped up on my social media feed.  Paré has been nominated for  the … Continue reading

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“The heart has never surfaced more queer”: A Review of Emilia Nielsen’s Poetry Collection Surge Narrows

I wish I had had queer poet Emilia Nielsen’s collection of poetry Surge Narrows when I was land-locked and stuck living in Onterrible (I say that with love, I promise).  Maybe it would have been too painful, though, to be reminded … Continue reading

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