Secrets of the Universe (by David McFadden)
Why Are You So Sad? Selected Poems of David W. McFadden (Toronto: Insomniac Press, 2007). This poem is reproduced on the Griffin Prize Web Site (from a volume on the 2008 Canadian Shortlist).
1You're waiting for a bus at Ward and Baker
2and a woman comes up to you
3and asks for a dance.
4You tell her you don't want to danceThe rest of the poem cannot be displayed due to copyright restrictions.
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