Wednesday, August 19, 2020

new from above/ground press: Nurse Sing Home, by Kemeny Babineau

Nurse Sing Home
Kemeny Babineau

Park Race: The Manual

Long term transmission enabler
Executive and non-sterile
Single use mucous mask
Wet around the neck
Pocket tuberculosis sputum
Use acceptable excretions
Hierarchy accommodation facility
Toilet washing organism metre
Commode label accountability
Soiled bedpan membrane
Diseased visitor’s mission
Because it’s varicella zoster time
Cover immense measle well
Scabies drainage activity
Desquamation control colony
Outbreak bathing bell breather
General roar locally updated

published in Ottawa by above/ground press
August 2020
a/g subscribers receive a complimentary copy

Kemeny Babineau
lives in Stratford with his partner. He works at a restaurant and operates Laurel Reed Books a sometime publisher as well as purveyor of sundry literary items. Previous publications include work from above/ground press, Angel House Press and Book*hug (nee BookThug).

This is Babineau’s fourth above/ground press chapbook after AFTER PROGRESS (2012), The Blackburn Files (2014) and Rain Play (2019).

To order, send cheques (add $1 for postage; in US, add $2; outside North America, add $5) to: rob mclennan, 2423 Alta Vista Drive, Ottawa ON K1H 7M9. E-transfer or PayPal at at rob_mclennan (at) or the PayPal button at

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