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From the archives

The Path of Poetic Resistance

To disarm Canada and its canon

Are Interests Really Value-Free?

A salvo from the “realist” school of Canadian foreign relations

Going It Alone

The marvellous, single-minded, doggedly strange passion of citizen scientists


Frost on the windshield

and no scraper to be found;

ice under my nails.

Anne Swannell is a writer, painter and mosaicist who lives in Victoria, British Columbia. She has published three books of poetry: Drawing Circles on the Water (Rampant Swan, 1990), Mall (Rowan Books, 1991) and Shifting (Ekstasis Editions, 2008), plus a children’s picture book, The Lost Kitten of Toledo (Rampant Swan, 2004).