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Paper Rout

Postmedia in the gutter

Past Trauma

Richard Wagamese and an Indigenous literary resurgence

Family Pride

Profiles in gay life

Deanna Young

Deanna Young is the author of The Still Before a Storm (Moonstone Press, 1984) and Drunkard’s Path (Gaspereau Press, 2001). Brick Books will publish House Dreams, her third collection of poems, in 2014. Her work has appeared recently in ARC and The Malhat Review, and in 2013 won the Grand Prize in the PRISM International Poetry Contest. She lives in Ottawa, where she is artistic co-director of the Tree Reading Series.

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Deanna Young

These Are the Days

July–August 2014
  that step out onto the lawn after supper and look up through the linden tree still dense with waxy leaves. When summer sticks like resin to the boy’s skin though schoolbags again litter the hall. The breezy, open-window days just before cancer. Days when the teenage daughter forgets to smoulder with some primal anger and the…