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TOP 9 POETRY BOOKS I READ IN THE SUMMER OF 2014

Top 9 Poetry Books I Read In The Summer Of 2014 By Jorge Antonio Vallejos   I read these books in Calgary, Regina, and Bayfield, Ontario. My eyes hit pages of poems while sipping coffee in the Higgins family kitchen, on … Continue reading

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THE HOMECOMING: A POEM ABOUT PRISON

It has been an interesting week.  On Monday I wrote about my criminal past while thinking of the future of an acquaintance who has been charged with first degree murder; and I explored the prison industrial complex.  A few people … Continue reading

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MIXOLOGY

Mixology By Adrian Matejka Reviewed by Jorge Antonio Vallejos I remember hearing the compliment of compliments in terms of writing a couple of years ago.  It was about Nobel Prize winner Orhan Pamuk.  A writer (whose name I can’t remember) … Continue reading

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HONOURING AND REMEMBERING INDIGENOUS WOMEN: POETRY BY JANET MARIE ROGERS, JAMAIAS DACOSTA, AND DALLAS GOLDTOOTH

Janet Marie Rogers is a Mohawk/Tuscarora writer from the Six Nations band in southern Ontario. She was born in Vancouver, British Columbia, and has been living on the traditional lands of the Coast Salish people (Victoria, British Columbia) since 1994. Dallas … Continue reading

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BROKEN ARROW 2 POETS TRISTAN MARTELL AND RYAN RAINVILLE READ THEIR POEMS “TOMAHAWK TIME ACTION” + “DOUBLE STANDARD”

Meeting with Tristan Martell to tape him read his poem Tomahawk Time Action was fun.   Tristan immediately got into performance mode and started his intro followed by his work.  Pure positivity all around. Enjoy Martell’s experimental poetry.  And check … Continue reading

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