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Our Violent National Game

The great hockey debate continues

Pax Atlantica

NATO’s long-lasting relevance

Anita Lahey

Anita Lahey is the author of Out to Dry in Cape Breton and Spinning Side Kick, as well as The Mystery
Shopping Cart: Essays on Poetry. Her latest book is The Last Goldfish: A True Tale of Friendship.

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Anita Lahey

Grief and the Attentive Poet

In memoir-tinged poems about dementia and autistic children, we encounter the world outside ourselves January 2017
If all poems are about either love or death, poetry that deals in grief may really pack a wallop, for, should it truly rise to the occasion, it will cover love and death simultaneously—full force, head on. Three recent collections from Brick Books claim this territory, albeit in distinct ways, with a fierceness that is…