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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

Marsha Barber

Marsha Barber is the author of two poetry books: What Is the Sound of Someone Unravelling (Borealis Press, 2011) and All the Lovely Broken People (Borealis Press, 2015). She has won several first-place awards from The Ontario Poetry Society and been shortlisted for the international Bridport Prize for poetry and longlisted for the national ReLit Award. Marsha’s work has been published in a wide range of periodicals including The Antigonish Review, The New Quarterly, The Walrus and The Prairie Journal.

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Marsha Barber

  I cradle the phone gently. You are so far away.   Your grief surrounds you now like a moat full of dark water.   I cannot reach far enough to comfort you.   My words flit around, useless as flies. What, after all, can be said?   It’s a parent’s worst nightmare, you say.…