October 5th, 2010

Smythe And Stain




Chinook							Derrick
in Calgary						      in Edmonton
  copper chipped					       the domino
    eaves						         oil
       tilted                                                      offensive
   listened.                                                    was
      the big boards		                      	   slurp
   don’t creak					           ice
      here,                                                    velveteen
    Gordie’s					        	   bitumen
       heavy                  		                    sweet
       shot                                                        when
          one province                                       Wayne
                  over                                               made
but the                                                         wooly
  ice melts                                                  mammoths
  just the same                                            sing

                              right
                             down
                                 the
                             toronto
                           middle
                                  like
                                a
                          shameful
                            coffee
                               spill
                                  i
                             mean
                                latté
                                 is
                              hockey
                       republicanism
                                on
                               ice
                           elephants
                           on the
                          practice
                               wrap








(Source: montrealmystique.ca)