Monday, September 16, 2013

Terry Trowbridge


St. Catharines' police dystopia
ricochets from falling rain to gutters,
scattering red lights into windows,
off of televisions, back out through the curtains,
hitting the pavement along with the feet of fleeing housecats.

Terry reads "A Typical Night in Western Hill":

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Terry confesses: "Western Hill is a neighbourhood in St. Catharines, Ontario, where the police and street level activists need to make make compromises and work hard to get their jobs done."

TERRY TROWBRIDGE is a Ph.D. candidate in Socio-Legal Studies at York University in Toronto, Ontario. His research focuses on St. Catharines, Ontario, the city in this poem.

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