Monday, November 30, 2020

new from above/ground press: i see i said, by Dennis Cooley

i see i said
Dennis Cooley



où he said

là she said

oh you mean
oui she said la la

oohhh he said

ah non she said là 

yes that’s what
i was saying he said

ooh la la he said

voilá that’s all

c’est tout

tout de suite
she said but
she said she didn’t

he only said she said
how sweet it is

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

Dennis Cooley
was born in Estevan, Saskatchewan, and has lived most of his life in Winnipeg, where he has been active in many parts of its literary life. Latest books include departures, the muse sings, the bestiary, and coldpress moon.

This is Cooley’s third above/ground press chapbook, after “two poems” (STANZAS #45, April 2006) and have you learned / nothing kroetsch (2011).

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 rob_mclennan (at) or the PayPal button at

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