Jonathan Bennett

Jonathan Bennett is the author of seven books. His most recent book of poems is Happinesswise (ECW Press, 2018). He is a winner of the K.M. Hunter Artists’ Award in Literature. Jonathan Bennett’s other writing has appeared in many periodicals and journals including: Best Canadian Poetry, The Walrus, Southerly, Cordite Poetry Review and Antipodes. Born in Vancouver, raised in Sydney, Australia, Jonathan lives near Peterborough, Ontario.

Walked Around the Old Neighbourhood

Walked around the old neighbourhood where not much had changed except the trees are mature and the toddlers are now swaying teens who took me in with an off expression, maybe wondered if I was familiar in a good or …

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Notes after Fort Worth

For NO’R Freeze, salt, shiver then slap: it’s a lethal dose margarita that shoots us back, without fair warning, to overheated Southern Crossed boyhoods, continuous cricket, hot chips. Footnoting Picnic at Hanging Rock, me humming US Forces, we walk about …

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