Thursday, January 12, 2017

new from above/ground press: random_lines = random.choice, by Jason Christie (ITEM #800!

random_lines = random.choice
Jason Christie

# encumbrance at dawn

gravel with snow on top.

bridge - bridge - i want
language language language.

Image expressing
Through amber Snow

bridge - abridge - i want
music to introduce a baby

With a story about a
simple path, a relationship

to objects, friends huddled
close, closing soon a season
for music, you let it burn through.

published in Ottawa by above/ground press
as above/ground press' 800th publication
January 2017
a/g subscribers receive a complimentary copy

Jason Christie
lives in Ottawa with his wife, toddler and new baby. He is the author of Canada Post (Snare), i ROBOT (Edge/Tesseract), Unknown Actor (Insomniac), and a co-editor of Shift & Switch: New Canadian Poetry (Mercury). He has four chapbooks from above/ground press, two of which were nominated for the bpNichol Chapbook Award: GOVERNMENT (2013), and Cursed Objects (2014). He is currently writing poetry about objects and exaltation.

This Jason Christie's his fifth chapbook with above/ground press, after 8th Ave 15th St NW. (2004), Government (2013), Cursed Objects (2014) and The Charm (2015).

To order, send cheques (add $1 for postage; outside Canada, add $2) to: rob mclennan, 2423 Alta Vista Drive, Ottawa ON K1H 7M9 or paypal at

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