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Pax Atlantica

NATO’s long-lasting relevance

The Melmac Years

My peculiar resin d’être

Arleen Paré

Arleen Paré’s first book, Paper Trail, was shortlisted for the Dorothy Livesay B.C. Book Award for Poetry and won the Victoria Butler Book Prize. Her novel, Leaving Now, was published in 2012 by Caitlin Press and Lake of Two Mountains, her new poetry collection, will be released by Brick Books in spring 2014. She has an MFA in poetry from the University of Victoria. Her work has appeared in various Canadian literary publications, including The Malahat Review and CVII, as well as in several anthologies including A Family by Any Other Name: Exploring Queer Relationships (TouchWood, 2014).

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Arleen Paré

  let him sit on the beach my uncle    in his lawn chair that folds like a stork aluminum and shredded blue webbing    glass of Labatt’s in his hand   let him unreel the past on the waves    psalms pastures and lilies the cosmos blooming    stargazing a blur he almost can feel     made one with what he is seeing     lake and the line between water and sky…