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Hare does Kirby

Toronto artist PHILIP HARE lovingly created this exquisite rendition of KIRBY’S “You’re Welcome” from their chapbook She’s Having a Doris Day, KFB’s newest broadside, available for preorder online ShopKFB. 

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Big love

Jessica Joy Hiemstra Shannon Bramer Ben Gallagher James Lindsay Noah Wareness Khashayar Mohammadi Ally Fleming Kate Sutherland Jacob McArthur Mooney Conor McDonnell Fan Wu David Seymour A. Light Zachary Torben Robertson Doyali Islam Ben Meyerson A. F. Moritz Host: Kirby   “The Sparrow is more than a selected poems; it is also a single vast poem, […]

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The Little Poetry Shop That Could*

You may have noticed we’ve taken a little breather these past two Fridays. That’s about to change… MAY 25  BIG AL’S LOVEFEST POETS READ A.F. MORITZ TO MORITZ CELEBRATING THE SPARROW (ANANSI) JUNE 1  JARED STANLEY  | BEN MEYERSON JUNE 8  DANI COUTURE | DAVID JAMES BROCK | ANNICK MACASKILL NO MEETING WITHOUT BODY (GASPEREAU PRESS) TORONTO LAUNCH JUNE 9 ADÈLE BARCLAY  A. LIGHT ZACHARY CANISIA LUBRIN JUNE 15  JIMMY MCINNES | JAMES LINDSAY | JOHN NYMAN | JIM JOHNSTONE  […]

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POETRY IS REVOLUTION

“WORK TO LIBERATE THE CREATIVE SPIRIT IN ALL MEN” You Say You Want A Revolution: Remembering the 60s through Sep 1 The Stephen A. Schwarzman Building NYPL Photo: KIRBY (She’s still an old liberationist at heart.)

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On the boards

Just a sampling. Find it here. knife | fork | book No, we don’t have everything in store, (some titles sell out, quickly; there’s a lot of poetry being published) and we aim to be your source for poetry. We readily fufill special orders and offer the best prices we can on US/International titles (and […]

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Chirp

a ‘lil sparrow told me. Mark the date. knife | fork | book

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CAll

Instead of politically correct, maybe it’s just plain correct to love someone and want them to have a place in this world where they are not persecuted and murdered. If you are someone who uses the term “politically correct” to dismiss the needs and concerns of others, try taking a moment before you say the words and […]

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#poweredbypoets

  now known as an angelic upstart from coast to coast in Canada, [knife fork book] started out in 2016 and has blossomed into one of the top must-read venues for poets from all over North America. Nathaniel G. Moore, Verbicide Magazine 99+ randomly selected photographs, a flurry of the past sixteen weeks, including our KICKASS […]

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Gusty

What power outage? Poets, ROBIN RICHARDSON, JEFF LATOSIK, and EMMA HEALEY light an appreciative house last night.  knife | fork | book Photos: KIRBY

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Folks, I’m telling you,

Folks, I'm telling you,birthing is hardand dying is mean-so get yourself a little loving in between. — Langston Hughes (@langston_poems) May 4, 2018 Langston, always.