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A prose poem that bubbled out of the ‘body of language’

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“Every peak is a crater. This is the law of volcanoes,
making them eternally and visibly female.
No height without depth, without a burning core”
— Adrienne Rich, Twenty-One Love Poems

This is not a wellspring

This is magma accumulating / molten rock brewing / incendiary alchemy / poetry percolating 27 leagues below the surface…

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November Writing Challenge

It was intimate and empowering

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It was a particularly steamy summer: August arrived feisty and fiercely hot. Taking the bus was a sure-fire way to arrive at your destination absolutely drenched — walking a handful of blocks on the baking pavement was even worse.

So here I was, temporarily holed up with my boyfriend and…

Was it our first date? A prose poem

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Was it fortune’s fickle wheel that had me belatedly texting my friend in search of a party — or life’s routine roulette? Slouching such existential speculations aside, something was certainly spinning

that Halloween weekend as we found ourselves at the same beer-splattered bar on the same snow-laden night — Winnipeg…

Danielle Loewen

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