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The Melmac Years

My peculiar resin d’être

Maple Branches

Who talks of my nation?

Listening In

What recent populist victories tell us about Canada

Derek Webster

Derek Webster is the founding editor of Maisonneuve magazine. His first book of poems will be published by Véhicule Press in spring 2015. He lives in Montreal.

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Derek Webster


November 2014
  I don’t need you to tell me why I’m here or solve the mystery of how I slipped so far and came to, lost in a snickering wood, your trill my sole directive.   No bewigged guardian of the law will ever compliment my patience, or sense of beauty, or your eloquence. Like you I’m playing with a kingless…