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Carbon Copy

In equal balance justly weighed

Slouching toward Democracy

Where have all the wise men gone?

By Populist Demand

When urban and rural voters went separate ways

Cynthia French

Cynthia French is a Newfoundlander living in rural Nova Scotia. She has been writing poems since 2006 and has been published in Riddle Fence, CV2 and The New Quarterly. Other work has appeared on the website of the League of Canadian Poets as well as in the anthologies The Wild Weathers (Leaf Press, 2012) and Untying the Apron: Daughters Remember Mothers of the 1950s (Guernica, 2013).

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Cynthia French

Chilean Ghazals

November 2013
  white doe — an albino ripple in a brown silk banner of running deer   wading the Pacific in Quintera — cold paprika ocean sparks my ankles   a squelch of kelp beneath my feet, memory of a friendship’s misstep — a beach walk blurred   across dark pasture of parcella, jigsaw lights blink…