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Exaltation in Cadmium Red
Sonia Di Placido
2012
ePub
Exaltation in Cadmium Red splatters and brushes in poems, both as a toxic, poisonous, metallic mix, and a rich, vibrant, powerful oil colour. Shades of cadmium red have persisted throughout history as the most exuberant in the oil-paint palette; the hues meant to be mixed with other oils in subtle,...
Exaltation in Cadmium Red
Sonia Di Placido
2012
Kindle
Exaltation in Cadmium Red splatters and brushes in poems, both as a toxic, poisonous, metallic mix, and a rich, vibrant, powerful oil colour. Shades of cadmium red have persisted throughout history as the most exuberant in the oil-paint palette; the hues meant to be mixed with other oils in subtle,...
Exhale, Exhale
Cristina Perissinotto
2011
ePub
Exhale, Exhale explores the many facets of love, including nostalgia, separation, and newly-found happiness. These terse poems describe various passages of a love story unravelling between two continents, from the lonesome nights of a distant relationship to the abstract imperative of finding happiness within oneself. With a voice that is...
Exhale, Exhale
Cristina Perissinotto
2010
Kindle
Exhale, Exhale explores the many facets of love, including nostalgia, separation, and newly-found happiness. These terse poems describe various passages of a love story unravelling between two continents, from the lonesome nights of a distant relationship to the abstract imperative of finding happiness within oneself. With a voice that is...
Exile At Last: Selected Poems
Exile At Last
Selected Poems
Chava Rosenfarb, Goldie Morgentaler
2013
Kindle
Most of the poems presented here are from Rosenfarb's last book of poetry, Aroys fun gan-eydn (Out of Paradise, 1965). The ghetto poems are from the volume Di balade fun nekhtikn vald (The Ballad of Yesterday's Forest). The poems have been arranged so that they follow roughly the chronology of...
Exile At Last: Selected Poems
Exile At Last
Selected Poems
Chava Rosenfarb, Goldie Morgentaler
2013
ePub
Most of the poems presented here are from Rosenfarb's last book of poetry, Aroys fun gan-eydn (Out of Paradise, 1965). The ghetto poems are from the volume Di balade fun nekhtikn vald (The Ballad of Yesterday's Forest). The poems have been arranged so that they follow roughly the chronology of...
Exploding into Night
Sandy Pool
2009
ePub
In Exploding into Night, Sandy Pool delves into the heart of a grisly murder that took place in the Parkdale area of Toronto. With its dazzling turns and deafening silence, this narrative poem is a stark reappraisal of urban existence and its heartache. Pool's metaphysical landscape speaks in multiple voices...
Exploding into Night
Sandy Pool
2009
Kindle
In Exploding into Night, Sandy Pool delves into the heart of a grisly murder that took place in the Parkdale area of Toronto. With its dazzling turns and deafening silence, this narrative poem is a stark reappraisal of urban existence and its heartache. Pool's metaphysical landscape speaks in multiple voices...
Expulsion & Other Stories
Marina Sonkina
2015
ePub
Expulsion & Other Stories consists of two parts: a novella followed by a group of short stories. But the main protagonists have one thing in common: they are all women coming of age in difficult times. In the short stories, set in post-Stalinist Russia, the women are confronted by dictatorship's...
Expulsion & Other Stories
Marina Sonkina
2015
Kindle
Expulsion & Other Stories consists of two parts: a novella followed by a group of short stories. But the main protagonists have one thing in common: they are all women coming of age in difficult times. In the short stories, set in post-Stalinist Russia, the women are confronted by dictatorship's...
Eye
Eye
Marianne Micros
2018
Kindle
Myth, folklore, and magic permeate the stories in Marianne Micros' collection Eye. Set in ancient and modern Greece, and in contemporary Europe and North America, these tales tell of evil-eye curses, women healers, ghosts, a changeling, and people struggling to retain or gain power in a world of changing beliefs....
Eye
Eye
Marianne Micros
2018
ePub
Myth, folklore, and magic permeate the stories in Marianne Micros' collection Eye. Set in ancient and modern Greece, and in contemporary Europe and North America, these tales tell of evil-eye curses, women healers, ghosts, a changeling, and people struggling to retain or gain power in a world of changing beliefs....
Faithful and Other Stories
Daniel Karasik
2017
ePub
A boy finds a vocation as a weaver of bread. A Russian woman, thought dead, e-mails greetings to her adolescent sister in a Canadian suburb. An investment banker vanishes and is found fifteen years later when his daughter discovers a painting of herself in a distant gallery. With wit and...
Faithful and Other Stories
Daniel Karasik
2017
Kindle
A boy finds a vocation as a weaver of bread. A Russian woman, thought dead, e-mails greetings to her adolescent sister in a Canadian suburb. An investment banker vanishes and is found fifteen years later when his daughter discovers a painting of herself in a distant gallery. With wit and...
Falconi's Tractor
Dave LeBlanc
2019
ePub
Like his three siblings, 32-year-old Alfredo “Freddy Flowers” Falconi has led two lives: the idyllic one before “The Incident”--his mother's 1984 death--and the complicated one afterward. He was just eight-years-old when his father abandoned the family, and nine when his oldest brother, “Small Carm,” covered up the circumstances of...
Falconi's Tractor
Dave LeBlanc
2019
Kindle
Like his three siblings, 32-year-old Alfredo “Freddy Flowers” Falconi has led two lives: the idyllic one before “The Incident”--his mother's 1984 death--and the complicated one afterward. He was just eight-years-old when his father abandoned the family, and nine when his oldest brother, “Small Carm,” covered up the circumstances of...
Falsipedies & Fibsiennes
Ali Eteraz
2014
ePub
Ranging from the Persian Gulf to the American South, from ancient Greece to pre-Islamic Arabia, Ali Eteraz's stories observe the clash of civilizations through the surrealist's monocle: lovers playing with Koranic numerology; the sorrows of the Minotaur; the innocence of a genie; a woman obsessed with wine and virgins; brothers...
Falsipedies & Fibsiennes
Ali Eteraz
2014
Kindle
Ranging from the Persian Gulf to the American South, from ancient Greece to pre-Islamic Arabia, Ali Eteraz's stories observe the clash of civilizations through the surrealist's monocle: lovers playing with Koranic numerology; the sorrows of the Minotaur; the innocence of a genie; a woman obsessed with wine and virgins; brothers...
Fatal Light Awareness
John O'Neill
2013
ePub
Leonard Edison's wife has a dark and frightening premonition - that her husband will die before his next birthday. Leonard, aware of this forecast, responds with the animal instinct of fight-or-flight - he wings away on an affair with a former student, engages in a series of petty crimes, neglects...
Fatal Light Awareness
John O'Neill
2013
Kindle
Leonard Edison's wife has a dark and frightening premonition - that her husband will die before his next birthday. Leonard, aware of this forecast, responds with the animal instinct of fight-or-flight - he wings away on an affair with a former student, engages in a series of petty crimes, neglects...
Fate's Instruments: No Safeguards 2 - Paul's Story
Fate's Instruments
No Safeguards 2 - Paul's Story
H. Nigel Thomas
2018
Kindle
In Fate's Instruments, picking up the story from where Paul's brother Jay left it in No Safeguards, Paul, an aspiring writer, marries Carlos, with whom he lived in Guatemala, and brings him to Montreal. Things go wrong from the beginning, and they break up. Then fate, in the form of...
Fate's Instruments: No Safeguards 2 - Paul's Story
Fate's Instruments
No Safeguards 2 - Paul's Story
H. Nigel Thomas
2018
ePub
In Fate's Instruments, picking up the story from where Paul's brother Jay left it in No Safeguards, Paul, an aspiring writer, marries Carlos, with whom he lived in Guatemala, and brings him to Montreal. Things go wrong from the beginning, and they break up. Then fate, in the form of...
A Feast of Brief Hopes
Bruce Meyer
2018
ePub
There are unseen forces in our lives that shape who we are and what we become. How we respond to those forces determines our futures. These stories examine how characters respond to the unexpected. Do we carry our memories of the beautiful moments of life with us into death? And,...
A Feast of Brief Hopes
Bruce Meyer
2018
Kindle
There are unseen forces in our lives that shape who we are and what we become. How we respond to those forces determines our futures. These stories examine how characters respond to the unexpected. Do we carry our memories of the beautiful moments of life with us into death? And,...
Fire Watcher
Vivian Demuth
2013
ePub
From the vast expanse of the boreal forest, Vivian Demuth shows both an exquisite eye for detail and a profound concern for the larger environmental picture. Her lively poems show that, to an engaged observer with an accomplished literary imagination, the mountain forest is a complex, animated bio-community.
Fire Watcher
Vivian Demuth
2013
Kindle
From the vast expanse of the boreal forest, Vivian Demuth shows both an exquisite eye for detail and a profound concern for the larger environmental picture. Her lively poems show that, to an engaged observer with an accomplished literary imagination, the mountain forest is a complex, animated bio-community.
Fish Wrapped: True Confessions from Newsrooms Past
Fish Wrapped
True Confessions from Newsrooms Past
David Sherman
2020
ePub
Essays by Canadian newspaper reporters and editors on their lives in the news business before social media: "Here are their eulogies to lives dedicated to the fish-wrap business, many of whom, to stretch a metaphor, ended up as obsolete and tossed aside as the fish wrap they churned out."
Fish Wrapped: True Confessions from Newsrooms Past
Fish Wrapped
True Confessions from Newsrooms Past
David Sherman
2020
Kindle
Essays by Canadian newspaper reporters and editors on their lives in the news business before social media: "Here are their eulogies to lives dedicated to the fish-wrap business, many of whom, to stretch a metaphor, ended up as obsolete and tossed aside as the fish wrap they churned out."
Floating Bodies
Julie Roorda
2010
ePub
Bodies float in rapture, and in death, transported by waves of pleasure, or lapped by failure, fallen, having flown too close to the sun. The poems in this collection are at once macabre and ecstatic, probing the body by means of metaphysics and transcendence through pure sensuality. They...
Floating Bodies
Julie Roorda
2010
Kindle
Bodies float in rapture, and in death, transported by waves of pleasure, or lapped by failure, fallen, having flown too close to the sun. The poems in this collection are at once macabre and ecstatic, probing the body by means of metaphysics and transcendence through pure sensuality. They...
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