Brian Purdy

Rookie - 0 Points (28.09.48 / Belleville, Ontario)

Biography of Brian Purdy

Resident: Halifax, N.S. Canada

At any given hour: reader, writer, husband, sketch-artist and water-color painter, cyclist, pool-player, coffee-drinker, smoker...

Brian Purdy's Works:

Books: To Feed the Sun
Strips
Interloper
Chapbook primer on poet-craft

Magazine publications during 1970s & 80s. New work to appear soon.

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City, I Have You

far from here, in country sleep
houses and hay-ricks are deaf to street-car clamor
innocent of thirty-foot signs
scything neon shadows through this room
where I am hot and sleepless in my shirt-sleeves.

I would imagine the moon
and sleeping under fruit-trees, but
my radio's short on country airs. No more help

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