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WARNING: Cruise Missile Liberals contains few “proper” poems. That is, poems with proper manners, proper etiquette, or proper service to our national narratives. Poems that reassure the powerful. Poems that lie inert—with the smell of the museums. Poems that are, in a word, nice.

Instead, Spencer Gordon’s debut smoulders with explosive contradiction—with a charismatic voice tha
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Paperback, 96 pages
Published October 14th 2017 by Nightwood Editions
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“Places you take Greyhounds over” says so much with so little. I think it is my favourite line.

Am not a huge poem guy, but enjoyed a lot of these. “Roughing It” was my kinda jam!
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Spencer Gordon is the author of the acclaimed short story collection Cosmo (Coach House Books, 2012), called “startling and invigorating” (and “Canada’s Most Underrated Book”) by Quill and Quire, “rare [and] brave” by the National Post, “poignant and hilarious” by This Magazine, “both heartwarming and heartbreaking” by The Winnipeg Review, and “both ridiculous and absolutely perfect” by The Walrus ...more