Pale Blue Cover (by George Bowering)
Changing on the Fly: The Best Lyric Poems of George Bowering (Vancouver: Raincoast Books, 2004). This poem is reproduced on the Griffin Prize Web Site (from a volume on the 2005 Canadian Shortlist).
1In the middle of the night Matt would fly to Vancouver so
2 he could take a walk on the sea wall the next day, then
3 go home.
4Wouldn't tell anyone, no telephone call, just run a scene
5 through his peculiar Ontario head, no snow on that
6 beach.The rest of the poem cannot be displayed due to copyright restrictions.
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