Dogs in the House
Did we bring it home with us? /
Could we have stopped that strange dog from /
slipping into her skin— / ...
Map of the Kootenays, 4
i don’t need a map. /
i can tell my way from the curve of the street, palette of colors /
Postcards From Palm Springs
Everything is pink—the sand at sunset, /
the walls, my tub and its rust, the flowers. /
Where We Drink in the Dark on Weekends
, that unmistakable turn the wind takes /
combing its teeth through the shorn grass behind the school /
where we ...
together we are learning how to write in English /
i am watching movies on the television and you are listening to ...
Simon and Vallier in the Tub
Finally, on page 60, Simon (clothed) jumps in after him /
and the two lovers embrace. He has managed to speak / ...
Self Portrait with Snacks
, your mother reassures you /
over a basin of rust-coloured vomit /
post-tonsilectomy. You’d ...
By Judge Alone
Don’t judge the way I jury-rigged the birdfeeder you hung years ago. Squirrels broke the line. I don’t trust you to ...
Smokestack candlestick /
Linden-handle check-wok /
Fleece rocket, cheese cricket /
Racket fleas, temple sock / ...
Transmission from Jupiter
I made it. Five years puffed like a lung /
then collapsed. After so many kilometres, /
I thought Callisto would ...