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Epitaph

By Merritt Malloy. When I dieGive what’s left of me awayTo childrenAnd old men that wait to die. And if you need to cry,Cry for …

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Speaking To You (From Rock Bottom)

By Michael Ondaatje, b.1943, Canada. Speaking to youthis hourthese days whenI have lost the feather of poetryand the rainsof separationsurround us tocktock like Go tablets …

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The Cremation of Sam McGee

Note from web author: One of the best things about retiring my small physical poem board (on the side of our road back in August) …

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Come, Rest Awhile

by Lucy Maud Montgomery, 1874-1942, Prince Edward Island. Come, rest awhile, and let us idly strayIn glimmering valleys, cool and far away. Come from the …

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Rivers of Canada

By Bliss Carman, 1861-1929, New Brunswick. O all the little rivers that run to Hudson’s Bay,They call me and call me to follow them away.Missinaibi, …

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All She Wanted

By Atticus, Canadian poet.
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