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Published six times a year, CPR: the Canadian Poetry Review began life as the poetry supplement to Pacific Rim Review of Books, and is edited by Richard Olafson. In the past year it has broken away as a stand alone print vehicle for recent and new poetry, as well as reviews and reflections on the current state of poetics today. The imagination is a city, and poetry leads along the boulevards, down forgotten alleys, main streets and freeways, sidewalks and gutters, wherever the muse may lead. Language and the silences between the words form the fluid archetecture of the creative spirit. CPR: the Canadian Poetry Review offers thoughtful criticism of contemporary poetry, as well as sampling of significant poets, both new and emerging, prominent and overlooked. Please join us in the union of intelligence and inspiration, andin the city where ideas meet image. CPR could stand for the Resuscitation of the art of poetry or it could also mean the poetry train, stopping at the the city of the imagination. Consider subscribing to CPR and have it delivered to your door six times a year.

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