The glyphs make wrinkles on the stone page,
the diacritics eyebrows, dimples, clefts,
animating blocks of demotic text,
not woven but carved …

In memory of Lois Elliott (1931–2018)

Poem, in its entirety, is available in the printed version of the current issue.


Anthony Purdy lives on Nova Scotia’s South Shore, where he writes poems and stories.


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