Wednesday, February 15, 2017

new from above/ground press: These Ghosts / This Compost: An Aubadeclogue, by Jake Syersak

These Ghosts / This Compost: An Aubadeclogue
Jake Syersak


in as much as I am valentine, also am I culled from its pinch. of two cricket-crushed skulls,

a wilderness in which

++       +         ++       +         ++       +         ++

incomplete is
what we are. though I know also

we are what we incomplete: a straw-

man, for instance,
is hardly a finish-line. unless

a scarecrow:

published in Ottawa by above/ground press
February 2017
a/g subscribers receive a complimentary copy

Jake Syersak
is the author of Yield Architecture (Burnside Books), as well as 2 other chapbooks: Notes to Wed No Toward (Plan B Press) and Impressions in the Language of a Lantern’s Wick (Ghost Proposal). He lives in Athens, GA where he is pursuing a PhD in English and Creative Writing at the University of Georgia. He edits Cloud Rodeo and serves as a contributing editor for Letter Machine Editions.

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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