Submission Information

Excerpts
Monty Reid -
Excerpt from Decalogue: ten Ottawa poets

Shirts

There was a cool spring breeze
and she had washed his shirts
and hung them outside on hangers
in front of the window.

He was working at his desk
when he noticed movement
out of the corner of his eye.

First he thought someone
was coming to the door
and then he looked again
and those shirts made him feel

strangely empty, as if he
was out there blowing around
in the April wind.

Late in the afternoon
she gathered them in, pressing
them for a moment to her face,
taking in that crisp but

unmistakable smell
of no one.


back
 
Chaudiere Authors/Publishers

Explore authors and publishers!

New Books

The Calgary Renaissance
edited by derek beaulieu and rob mclennan

Poetry/fiction

read more...
Chaudiere Books at Twitter
Follow us on Twitter
Chaudiere Books on Facebook
Follow us on Facebook
Chaudiere Books Blog
Read us on Chaudiere Books blog
Contact Information
general inquiries:
info@chaudierebooks.com
investors:
investors@chaudierebooks.com
sales:
sales@chaudierebooks.com
production:
production@chaudierebooks.com
webmaster:
webmaster@chaudierebooks.com
Notice
This website's information may change often. If you have questions regarding content changes, please contact us.

 
Inkline Media 2006