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Liberal Interpretations

Making sense of Justin Trudeau and his party

Clock Watching

The nuclear threat lingers still

Spending Power

Can compassion and efficiency be combined in the use of public funds?

Gary Geddes

Gary Geddes is the author of The Ventriloquist: Poetic Narratives from the Womb of War.

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Gary Geddes

That the Poet Here Describes

When a response is demanded March 2022
When I started writing poetry seriously in the mid-1960s, I found myself on rather unstable ground. Whatever tradition there might have been of addressing the darker realities of contemporary life had become suspended for a more personal or confessional mode, the kind associated with Robert Lowell and Anne Sexton. Much of this shift had to do with the Cold War and a resulting relativism in the…