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How does a place get in your bones? How do you become the bones of a place? Hidden City unearths memories that don't want to be found.

A poem cycle that speaks through disembodied voices--the parts of ourselves we don't want to acknowledge, but which refuse to be silenced--Hidden City's post-lyrical form opens a secret door to the experience of nostalgia for a traumatic pas
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Paperback, 80 pages
Published October 1st 2014 by Invisible Publishing
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Shelves: poetry
only listen to one
side

such a short time to spend together
& then our slimy bones in the ditch

my friends: who
was I before I met you?
- pg. 8

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the kind of guy who can't keep up with the grass
dust on the needle groovin'
still leans in those close trailer doorways
hallways of night, hallway of nights
keeps a journal
makes records

this is where he went, & then
this is where he went after that

it's a film called "Wood Mountain"
the poet enters the frame
- pg. 13

* * *

I was late to the party &
I kill
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Jeremy Stewart is the winner of the 2014 Robert Kroetsch Award for Innovative Poetry for Hidden City (Invisible Publishing). Stewart is also the author of (flood basement (Caitlin Press 2009), a collection of poems about growing up in Prince George. His work has appeared in Canadian Literature, PRISM International, filling Station, Open Letter, Geist, and elsewhere.

Stewart lives in White Rock, Br
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