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Paper Rout

Postmedia in the gutter

Past Trauma

Richard Wagamese and an Indigenous literary resurgence

Family Pride

Profiles in gay life

Sadiqa de Meijer

Sadiqa de Meijer’s poetry has appeared in various literary journals as well as in The Best Canadian Poetry 2008. Her work was shortlisted in the CBC Literary Awards in 2009 and previously won This Magazine’s Great Canadian Literary Hunt.

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Sadiqa de Meijer


October 2011
  I said. The wind lifted the word and blew it through the birches into smaller yesses that dispersed.   Hitched bicycle ride, my hands on your waist, soles skimming the road in the bends.   What we wore will be one of those tellings that even a latent, erasing disease never steals. In tune like a robin and…
  Neighbours never guessed that we lived in a lapsed circus, tattered canvas disguised as a rowhouse. Where there should have been marvels, a circular emptiness.   I used to barricade my room. I made tapes from radio, dial chasing the space before songs — in the leap to record, a vestige of trapeze, static resembling…