Julie Beveridge

A Long Walk Home through Downtown Vancouver

downtown here is just like my city in this city poems are written on parchment everything important is said in silence around each sharp corner soft green edges am I walking too quickly or running too slowly to English Bay …

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#gibberese  #gibberese ‘#gibberese’ is a dialogue across oceans. It’s a dialogue of land, fauna (especially birds), and writers who have mostly never met one another. As a component of a rawlings’ 2012 Arts Queensland Poetry Residency and subsequent legacy item Gibber, …

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This issue is a poetic conversation between a source poem and ten poems found from within its lines. It’s a refraction of language and image through poetic prisms, an intersection of the familiar and unfamiliar, blurring the edges through the 11 authors’ interpretations.

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An Absence of Origin

she lists endemic birds because she cannot take them home must remain satisfied with photos of the lesser sooty-owl’s knowing face midnight hues of the dusky wood swallow prehistoric majesty of emu eye to eye with her camera sorry red-throated …

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