Wax Poetic

Your Weekly Appointment With The Muse!

Welcome to the official blog for Vancouver, British Columbia's longest-running poetry radio show

Wednesdays @ 2pm (PST) NOW AT 100.5 FM CFRO Co-op Radio

or online at http://www.coopradio.org/ There you can download archives or listen to old shows.

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Wednesday, July 16, 2008

Poetry News: The House Where Al Purdy Lived Is On The Block

You can find his widow, Eurithe, on the roof, caring for the Eastern Ontario cabin in which her husband morphed from tortured writer to poetic icon, and where fellow wordsmiths Laurence and Ondaatje once sought sanctuary. But at 84, Eurithe knows the writing's on the wall. Patrick White reports from Ameliasburgh, Ont., on the almost-certain demolition of a Canadian treasure...

Read the full Globe and Mail story here>>

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