November 2014, Issue 10 of Poetry Is Dead.

afteryoupoems:

For Ben Rawluk

At least 57 soviet dogs have tried
to fetch the moon
The only rocket a baby can operate
is made of snot

The Littlest Hobo once lured a mad
raccoon to the centre
of a lake
The word “baby” rhymes with the word
“RABIES”
Coincidence?

A dachshund called Saucisse ran
for office in…

How can you tell a poet is happy?

Dina Del Bucchia: How can you tell a poet is happy?

David McGimpsey: When you hear on CNN that a horrible plane crash has killed most of the other poets.

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Where are poems born?

Dina Del Bucchia: Where are poems born?

David McGimpsey: Poems are always born in England, I think. In Englandtown, England.  This maybe why, given a choice between “while” and “whilst”, the poet will ALWAYS choose “whilst”.

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A poet and a comedian walk into a bar

Dina Del Bucchia: A poet and a comedian walk into a bar.

David McGimpsey: The comedian says to the bartender “I’ll have two beers and two shots of whiskey!” and the comedian turns to the poet and says “So, what’ll you be having?” and so the poet says “That’s not funny!”

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visual-poetry:

from the »dictionary« series by bethany collins

visual-poetry:

from the »dictionary« series by bethany collins

003 Can’t Lit - Doretta Lau

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Do you like it long? Then this episode will satisfy. Doretta Lau joins the dynamic double Ds to talk about her debut short story collection, How Does a Single Blade of Grass Thank the Sun? (Nightwood, 2014) Bullying, ramen, writing about pop culture in fiction, bodily function failures and even Umbro tracksuits are discussed in this very special episode.


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002 Can’t Lit — Billeh Nickerson

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D&D bring Billeh Nickerson to an undisclosed location that may or may not be a bath house to talk about his cheeky sweet new book, Artificial Cherry (Arsenal Pulp Press, 2014), retro CanLit feuds, and of course, Judge Judy. Also making an appearance: feelings!


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