Monday, March 26, 2018

new from above/ground press: What We Remembered Before the Fire, by Amish Trivedi

What We Remembered Before the Fire
Amish Trivedi

Black & White

Things are not
as they once were, an

empress in the golden
age of cinema. Tongue-

tied and twisted,
an early morning glow

lifting above soil. Terror
crossfades at the

signal. It's these
small town politics

that give me the red
ass, said with

another drip of the
IV and pump of

compression plates. These
things have a way of

building the history
of television into


published in Ottawa by above/ground press
March 2018
celebrating twenty-five years of above/ground press
a/g subscribers receive a complimentary copy

Amish Trivedi’s
first book, Sound/Chest, appeared with Coven Press, LLC. Recent poems have been in Open Letters Monthly, The Kenyon Review Online, Entropy and The Laurel Review. His reviews have been in Sink and Pleiades. He is the managing editor of N/A ( and his website is at

This is Trivedi’s second above/ground press chapbook after The Destructions (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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