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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

Phillip Crymble

Phillip Crymble’s poems have appeared or are forthcoming in The Malahat Review, Arc, The Fiddlehead, Vallum, Contemporary Verse 2, Riddle Fence, Poetry Ireland Review, The Hollins Critic, The 2011 Montreal Prize Global Poetry Anthology and numerous other publications worldwide. In 2007 he was selected to read in Poetry Ireland’s annual Introductions Series in Dublin. Not Even Laughter, his first full-length collection, will be published by Ireland’s Salmon Poetry in 2012.

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Phillip Crymble


March 2012
  A sudden thaw arrived in late December —  lasted upwards of a week.  The coloured lights in windows,   hung from eaves, and strung round yard-art sleighs and reindeer gave our fog-filled street the cheerful   kind of menace found in nursery rhymes and fairy tales, old literary nonsense books — anatomies   of…