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The Missing Field
Jennifer Zilm's second poetry collection, The Missing Field, concerns themes of translation, preservation and the...
Startled Night
Part distilled observation, part imaginative act, part spiritual expedition, the lyrically-idiosyncratic poems in Startled Night...
Fred Cogswell: Selected Poems
The poems in this selection were written and published between 1954 and 1977, except for...
Dreaming Our Space
Dreaming Our Space, a translation of genre-defying prose poems speaks of the difficult mother-daughter relationship...
Federico Garcia Lorca: Songs and Ballads
Federico Garcia Lorca regarded his poems, essentially, as verbal music and, in fact, performed each...
At the Moonbean Café
This collection of poems is imbued with a poetic voice of groundlessness, detailing the winding,...
In his first collection of poetry, Max Layton takes the post apocalypse to new heights. Satirical in places, full of longing and remorse in others, the poems (each beginning with "When the rapture comes ...") bring together memories of family, trips to fantasylands, and outrageous humour. Life, in other words, in all its varied colours and shapes -- despite the shadow of when the rapture comes.
When The Rapture Comes

Max Layton
2012
When The Rapture Comes
Croton Elegies
Skinny-Dipping with the Muse
I Sleep in the Arms of Your Eyes
Love is a very long word
Slender Human Weight
The Cure Is a Forest
Time Slip
A Queen is Holding a Mummified Cat
Changing Shores
Shiftless
Forecast
Courage Underground