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Our Violent National Game

The great hockey debate continues

Pax Atlantica

NATO’s long-lasting relevance

Dale Matthews

Dale Matthews’s chapbook, A Puzzle Map of the World, won first place in the Ontario Poetry Society’s 2011 Golden Grassroots Chapbook Contest. Her first book, Wait for the Green Fire, was published by the New Orleans Poetry Journal Press in 2010. She lives in Montreal and works in the Writers in the Community program, a joint venture of the Quebec Writers’ Federation and the Centre for Literacy.

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Dale Matthews

  I’m a country girl. It’s hard to grieve in the city. The buildings are too flat. In the streets loss flees its reflection in glass, memory turns to dust in corners, is swept away, becomes the sad smell in drains, bad dreams. I’m a country girl. It’s hard to grieve in the city, no bed of sand or grass to lie down…