Devoted to poetry in Canada
Farming districts, factory villages, ghost towns, bedroom communities, alternative societies, touristic hamlets, and shtetls: Poetry is Dead wants your poems and creative nonfiction on the subject of small town life.
by Charlotte Zhang
I’m not like that. I would
never be like that even though I
talk to people like that
every day and I don’t say anything
because it makes me
We've got some new items for sale in our shop, and we've made it easy to pick up some back issues as well!
Our fourteenth issue, guest edited by Shazia Hafiz Ramji and Sheryda Warrener.
Poems that “shirk” adult responsibility and experiment into those “youthful” feelings of infiniteness, earnestness, and angst.
In the "Youth [Culture]" issue of Poetry Is Dead, Dani Couture provided one of her Poetry Fortune Tellers available to download and print.
Featured in the Youth [Culture] issue of Poetry Is Dead is The Braille Project, which explores the incidental beauty of a language system not meant to be seen, placing emphasis on texture and touch.