poetry

Personal play focuses on coming to terms with the past Photo: Courtesy of Craig Conoley People often compare themselves to animals that they believe they resemble in some way. Dogs are one animal that people gravitate to for their loyalty. Others choose the fox, for its sly nature, or the lion, for its pride and …

Student teams up with award-winning artists for love-struck poetry reading Photo by Remi Yuan Remember the days before romance became mass-produced and depersonalized by clogged dating websites and TV programs like The Bachelor? In a new collaborative work, two award-winning Canadian artists try to remember. Written by Gerald Lampert Award-winner Joanne Arnott and illustrated by …

WHEN I ARRIVED at the Mercury Lounge, it looked just like it would any night of the week, except for the circle of folding chairs in front of the stage. They were set up for the spoken word poetry workshop that was about to get started with Ian Keteku, an Ottawa-based World Slam Poetry champion. …

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