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From the archives

The Other Side of “Irish Eyes”

Brian Mulroney abroad and at home

The Ramble

Memories from the PMO

Vintage Years

Two political memoirs

Seymour Mayne

Seymour Mayne’s latest books include Ricochet: Word Sonnets/Sonnets d’un mot (University of Ottawa Press, 2011), The Old Blue Couch and Other Stories (Ronald P. Frye & Co., 2012), and Cusp (Ronald P. Frye & Co.), a new selection of word sonnets which was released in 2014 to mark fifty years since his first collection of poetry was published in Montreal. He is a professor of Canadian literature, Canadian studies, and creative writing at the University of Ottawa.

 

Articles by
Seymour Mayne

Above Ground

July–August 2014
  The trees mock us with their roots as we jog by staying above ground.  …

Message

July–August 2014
  This is the body’s message: am slowly giving up but not ready to surrender.  …

Meditation

June 2014
  for Santiago Grigera   We sit for death, we kneel for eternity, we watch birds perturb the sky.  …

Gravity

April 2013
  Molecules, breasts, the kiss of fingerprints— what did we let fly from love’s gravity?  …