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“Poetry exists in a gated community within the world of song.” In conversation with David McGimpsey

David McGimpsey’s poetry is irreverent in its whimsy, whimsical in its irreverence. In his new collection Asbestos Heights (Coach House Books) one encounters poems with titles like “Every time a poet is denied a council grant, a blind child is given back the power of sight,” “Alexander Mackenzie was the first of Canada’s prime ministers

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June 1, 2015

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