Monday, July 24, 2023

new from above/ground press: Where there's smoke, by Monty Reid

Where there's smoke
Monty Reid

Smoke arrives
from fires in the north.

It is never hungry
it ate before it got here.

published in Ottawa by above/ground press
July 2023
as part of above/ground press’ thirtieth anniversary
a/g subscribers receive a complimentary copy
[Monty Reid will be launching this title in Ottawa as part of the above/ground press 30th anniversary reading/launch/party on August 12!]

Monty Reid
is an Ottawa poet. He prefers short poems.

This is Reid’s sixth chapbook with above/ground press, after Six Songs for the Mammoth Steppe (2000), cuba A book (2005), In the Garden (sept series) (2011), Moan Coach (2013) and seam (2018).

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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