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nathan dueck turned to Courier New in a fit of nostalgia. His previous book, king’s(mère), interprets Canadian Prime Minister William Lyon Mackenzie King’s biography as prose poetry. He has placed poems in Canadian Literature, CV2, & Rampike. “Apostrophe: O Reader” is from he’ll, a book forthcoming from Pedlar Press (Fall 2014).
the Tuesday poem is curated by rob mclennan