Monthly Archives: November 2012

This Poem: Adeena Karasick’s road of excess

Adeena Karasick. This Poem (Talonbooks 2012). The first thing to say about This Poem is that it’s a lot of fun. Talk about playful: puns are in full force, neologisms proliferate, & internal rhymes, all manner of soundings explode. Among … Continue reading

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Daniel Zomparelli translates Vancouver’s Davie Street

Daniel Zomparelli. Davie Street Translations (Talonbooks 2012). Talonbooks’ write-up of this collection of missives from a specific cultural niche of the city, explains that they are carried off in a number of jargons & ideolects, ‘with each poem “translating” another … Continue reading

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