The forest breathes north
for a thousand miles
a slow, deep exhale
of patient resuscitation
We fill our lungs
saturate each pulse
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“Tonight / we watch a saucy moon / jig in the crater's pool.” Janice Tokar’s spare, pulsing poems beat with the irregular rhythms of life, death, love and loss, searching for balance in a world where everything always seems slower or faster than it feels.
-- Jason Heroux, 2012 Tree Press Chapbook Contest judge
Janice Tokar’s poetry has been published in Arc Poetry Magazine, the Bywords Quarterly Journal, The Peter F. Yacht Club, ottawater and Experiment-O. An earlier manuscript of Arrhythmia placed second in the 2012 Tree Press Chapbook Contest. Originally from Manitoba, Janice resides and works in Ottawa.
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