The First Time

a column by Kirby

“A poetry shop?!” his face incredulous, “is there any money in it?”
I’m still on Twitter [and Insta]. My cultivated feed of fourteen years still feeds me.
Kirby and Don Pyle discuss Pyle's new photography book Shot in a Mirror launching this week from Midnight Mass Press in Toronto
As a queer person of a similar age, I'm still startled by "the love that dare not speak its name." The significance of doing so. Still.