backed into a corner
from ground seed to room sound
root branch to negligence
in the cold and away from the center
bodies beyond sight
how could something be beautiful
in such a strange light
Bruce MacDonald works full time as a community mental health worker in Toronto, Ontario. In terms of his writing, he was recently shortlisted for the Matrix 2013 LitPOP Award in poetry. He has published poetry in lichen literary journal, elimae online, sleepingfish, another toronto quarterly and the caterpillar chronicles. He has also contributed a poem to Gary Barwin’s online Heine project (http://heinrichmanoeuver.blogspot.ca).
His book reviews have appeared in NOW Magazine, Popmatters and Metapsychology Online.