Cover of Limited Verse, published by University of Calgary

Limited Verse

by David Martin

University of Calgary Press



CDN: $32.99


At the close of the twenty-first century, a prison population awaits transport to a world where their memories will be Cleaned, and where they will be Harmonized into the language of New English, made up of only 850 words. One person, knowing of this inevitability, secretly translates poetry into this limited tongue, a gift to a self who will no longer be able to understand the literature they love.

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