Wednesday, July 16, 2014

new from above/ground press: Source, by Susanne Dyckman

Susanne Dyckman


arranging, one can suppose,

a plate, bowl, water in a jar

simplicity, for others to enjoy

more action than story

daily service given

to first syllables

ma and pa,

though expelled

from the mouth

made kin     

published in Ottawa by above/ground press
July 2014
a/g subscribers receive a complimentary copy

Cover image excerpted from a photograph by gadl (Alexandre Duret-Lutz), Creative Commons Public License. 

Susanne Dyckman
is the author of a full-length book of poetry, equilibrium’s form (Shearsman), and two chapbooks, Counterweight (Woodland Editions) and Transiting Indigo (EtherDome Press). She was a co-editor of Five Fingers Review and has recently begun working with Instance Press.  She has taught creative writing at both San Francisco State University and the University of San Francisco, and lives in Albany, California, where she curates the Evelyn Avenue summer reading series.

To order, send cheques (add $1 for postage; outside Canada, add $2) to: rob mclennan, 2423 Alta Vista Drive, Ottawa ON K1H 7M9 or paypal at

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