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Referendum Trudeau

He campaigned in poetry but governed in prose

Rinkside Reading

What does hockey’s literature say about the sport?

Alarm Bells

Fort McMurray and fires hence



a translation of Anna Ahkmatova


With Modigliani following me

Through a blue Parisian fog

Looking like a dispirited and

Dispiriting shadow of himself,

I’ve been shaken even in my sleep

By a deep yearning remorse.


Yet for me—his Egyptian woman…

An old grinder’s organ moans

A Paris music that intones underfoot

Like the groaning sea,

He’d imbibed in his shame,

Drunk his fill of grief and hard times.