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Bruce McRae
Bruce McRae

Bruce McRae, a Canadian musician currently residing on Salt Spring Island BC, is a multiple Pushcart nominee with over 1,400 poems published internationally in magazines such as Poetry, Rattle and The North American Review. His books are The So-Called Sonnets (Silenced Press), An Unbecoming Fit Of Frenzy (Cawing Crow Press) and Like As If (Pskis Porch), Hearsay (The Poet’s Haven).

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Brass Nuts Off A Bridge

My parsimonious landlord, I appeal to your better angels – send up more heat! We’re as cold as Hamlet’s bitter business. It’s colder than iron, than Balzac’s icy crypt. Winter has crept among us and stolen our breaths and you’ve a lock on the furnace. We’re shaking in our skins and you’re measuring coal in […]

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Bright and Beautiful

There once was a madman (but isn’t there always?),a madman who had fallen in love with a star,a star beautiful and bright and far away.In longing, he stood on his toes and tried to kiss the star,finding that he needed her to come closer.He climbed a ladder he’d placed in an apple orchard,and still the […]

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A Race Between Science and Disaster

The night is rich, immaculate, starbound, Mr. and Mrs. Infinity hibernating in their smoky den, the monsters of Dreamworld hungry for sleep, famished by the laws of time, by the outraged heart, the heart a cliché pounding on its little red drum; a new music in the old slaughter. Image created by Vectorpocket – Freepik.com

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