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Michael Pacey

Michael Pacey lives in his hometown of Fredericton. Signature Editions published his full-length collection, The First Step, in spring 2011. “Sunday Candy” is from his next collection, Electric Affinities, to be published in spring 2015 by Signature. His poems have appeared in many Canadian literary periodicals, such as the Malahat Review, The New QuarterlyExile, Prairie Fire, Descant and The Fiddlehead. He is working on a collection of poems inspired by H.D. Thoreau’s Journal, titled “Nature Is My Bride.”

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Sunday Candy

September 2014
  Those mornings in bed you pray somehow they’ll let you stay home: then you think of the moment Sunday school ends, those fifteen minutes before the grown-ups sing their final hymn — how you’ll run across the street to the tiny candy store (there’s one across from every church) and give half the offering your father pressed into your hand to the old agnostic behind the…