Tag Archives: Micheline Maylor

Guest Poetry Blog Series #6 – Calgary-based Poet Micheline Maylor Features Canadian Writer Kit Dobson – Part Two of Two

MICHELINE MAYLOR FEATURES KIT DOBSON Dr. Kit Dobson is an extraordinary professor and essayist at the University of Calgary. I call him extraordinary because he hasn’t let the grind of academia turn him into a corporate automaton. While he is not a poet, I chose his work because of its lyrical and poetic heft at […]

Guest Poetry Blog Series # 6 – Introducing the Sixth Contributor, Micheline Maylor – Part One of Two

Styx and Stones I have a secret wilderness I keep inside, tight as spider-eggs tucked in for the winter and waiting to be far flung, strung, then tamped tight as a forest floor. What visions turn to currency? Now that anger is done, I’ve devastated you like a Wall Street Banker of a Saturday bender. […]

Micheline Maylor’s “The Bad Wife” – Her Latest Poetry Collection – AKA The Good Poems!!!

  From OMEN: CALLA LILIES …The last chickadee on earth flies out of your mouth. You are that perfect. So perfect that birds nest in your mouth, and I am a wolf toothed she-beast panting and wild on the shore, blood-driven and stirred. I shred you, a whirlwind in a wheat field. All the seeds […]

Poems by Kaur, McCarthy and Maylor but First: Instagram Poets Seem to Rule – Will It Last?

from home it takes a broken person to come searching for meaning between my legs it takes a complete.whole. perfectly designed person to survive it… Rupi Kaur from the sun and her flowers, Simon & Schuster, 2017 To call twenty-five year old Indo-Canadian poet Rupi Kaur a sensation is an understatement! Her book of poems, […]

Poets on Poetry – WIth a Big Thanks to The Calgary Public Library

  Calgary-based poet Rosemary Griebel The poem I want to write is impossible. A stone that floats. Charles Simic (1938 – ) from The Monster Loves His Labyrinth: Notebooks, Ausable Press, 2008 Short poem: Be brief and tell us everything. Charles Simic, ibid On this the last day of 2015 I wanted to share the […]

Mercury Dangerous – The Quicksilver Wit & Click of Micheline Maylor

  What I would give to you are secrets told in textiles, pillows for your sofa made of clothing slid from my body on sultry afternoons. Are you thinking now of hands and buttons? Are you thinking of Fridays? These are impractical gifts now that you are alone. A roaster oven would serve you better […]

10,9,8,7,6,5,4,3,2,1… Lift off! Poems from Planet Earth Now Available

Last Friday at 7.30 PM more than a hundred of us crammed into the The Moca House on Hillside in Victoria. There were line ups at the bar for cookies and such, coffee and beer but we were there for even stronger and more nourishing fare. It was the launch of the anthology Poems From […]