The First Time "Floundering [Not Dead]" | Kirby
It’s not depression, though it appears so at times. It’s closer to poverty. Depletion. Loss. More associated with the loss of familiarity, of character. A lack of presence.
“People have been tellin’ me the Toronto Lit Scene is dead.”
About two dozen of us make it out to a poet’s book launch in the Junction. A good showing. For many in Toronto, this is viewed as a distance too far, when it’s actually a pretty direct route just off the subway line, s…
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