Poetry

Acorn, Milton. “I’ve Tasted My Blood.” The Atlantic Anthology. Vol. 2. Ed. Fred Cogswell. Charlottetown: Ragweed Press, 1985. 63.

Atwood, Margaret. “All Bread.” Selected Poems II: Poems Selected & New (1976-1986). Toronto: Oxford UP, 1986. Print.

—. “Bread.” Selected Poems II: Poems Selected & New (1976-1986). Toronto: Oxford UP, 1986. Print.

—. “Carrying Food Home in Winter.” Selected Poems. Toronto: Oxford UP, 1976. Print.

—. “Digging ” Selected Poems. Toronto: Oxford UP, 1976. Print.

—. “They Eat Out.” Selected Poems. Toronto: Oxford UP, 1976. Print.

Bolster, Stephanie. “Many Have Written Poems About Blackberries.” Two Bowls of Milk. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1999. Print.

—. “Two Bowls of Milk.” Two Bowls of Milk. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1999. Print.

Clarke, George Elliott. Whylah Falls. Winlaw, B.C.: Polestar Press, 1990. Print. (tenth anniversary edition printed by Polestar Books in 2000)

Crozier, Lorna. Book of Marvels: A Compendium of Everyday Things. Vancouver: Greystone Books, 2012. Print.

—. Everything Arrives at the Light. Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1995. Print.

—. The Garden Going on Without Us. Toronto: McCelland and Stewart, 1985. Print.

—. “The Sex Lives of Vegetables.” The Garden Going on without Us. Toronto: McCelland and Stewart,1985. Print.

Di Michele, Mary. Mimosa and Other Poems. Oakville, Ont.: Mosaic Press/Valley Editions, 1981. Print.

—. Necessary Sugar: Poems. Ottawa: Oberon Press, 1983. Print.

—. Stranger in You: Selected Poems & New. Toronto; Oxford: Oxford UP, 1995. Print.

Di Michele, Mary Wallace Bronwen. Bread and Chocolate. Ottawa: Oberon, 1980. Print.

Dumont, Marilyn. “Breakfast of the Spirit.” A Really Good Brown Girl. London, Ont.: Brick Books, 1996. Print.

—. “Wild Berries.” A Really Good Brown Girl. London, Ont.: Brick Books, 1996. Print.

Francis, Marvin. City Treaty. Winnipeg: Turnstone Press, 2002. Print.

Funk, Carla. “Come Winter.” “Inaugural Poet Laureate: Carla Funk.” City of Victoria, 2012. Web. 1 Feb. 2015.

—. “Walking up Government Street.” “Inaugural Poet Laureate: Carla Funk.” City of Victoria, 2012. Web. 1 Feb. 2015.

Gordaneer, Alisa. Still Hungry. Winnipeg: Signature Editions, 2015.

Lane, Patrick. “Bitter.” The Collected Poems of Patrick Lane. Eds. Bennett, Donna, and Russell Brown. Madeira Park, BC: Harbour Pub., 2011. Print.

—. “Campbell’s Mushroom Soup.” The Collected Poems of Patrick Lane. Eds. Bennett, Donna, and Russell Brown. Madeira Park, BC: Harbour Pub., 2011. Print.

—. “Dinner.” The Collected Poems of Patrick Lane. Eds. Bennett, Donna, and Russell Brown. Madeira Park, BC: Harbour Pub., 2011. Print.

—. “The Killing Table.” The Collected Poems of Patrick Lane. Eds. Bennett, Donna, and Russell Brown. Madeira Park, BC: Harbour Pub., 2011. Print.

—. “The Macaroni Song.” The Collected Poems of Patrick Lane. Eds. Bennett, Donna, and Russell Brown. Madeira Park, BC: Harbour Pub., 2011. Print.

—. “Mountain Oysters.” The Collected Poems of Patrick Lane. Eds. Bennett, Donna, and Russell Brown. Madeira Park, BC: Harbour Pub., 2011. Print.

—. “The Spoon.” The Collected Poems of Patrick Lane. Eds. Bennett, Donna, and Russell Brown. Madeira Park, BC: Harbour Pub., 2011. Print.

—. ” The Table.” The Collected Poems of Patrick Lane. Eds. Bennett, Donna, and Russell Brown. Madeira Park, BC: Harbour Pub., 2011. Print.

—. “Wild Horses.” The Collected Poems of Patrick Lane. Eds. Bennett, Donna, and Russell Brown. Madeira Park, BC: Harbour Pub., 2011. Print.

Lau, Evelyn. “A Grain of Rice.” A Grain of Rice: Poetry. Fernie, BC: Oolichan Books, 2012. Print.

—. “The Night Market.” A Grain of Rice: Poetry. Fernie, BC: Oolichan Books, 2012. Print.

Layton, Irving. “Berry Picking.” Collected Poems. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1965. Print.

Lee, Dennis, and Frank Newfeld. Alligator Pie. Toronto: Macmillan of Canada, 1974. Print.

Livesay, Dorothy. “The Pied Piper of Edmonton.” 39 Below: The Anthology of Greater Edmonton Poetry. Ed. Allan Shute and R.G. Fyfe. Edmonton: Tree Frog, 1973. 61-65.

MacEwen, Gwendolyn. “A Breakfast for Barbarians.” A Breakfast for Barbarians. Toronto: Ryerson Press, 1966. Print.

—. “Kanadian Eggs, Fried Sunny Side Up.” The CanLit Foodbook: A Collection of Tasty Literary Fare. Ed. Margaret Atwood. Toronto: Totem Press, 1987. p. 31. Print.

—. “The Last Breakfast.” A Breakfast for Barbarians. Toronto: Ryerson Press, 1966. Print.

—. “The Peanut Butter Sandwich.” A Breakfast for Barbarians. Toronto: Ryerson Press, 1966. Print.

—. “Strange Breakfasts.” A Breakfast for Barbarians. Toronto: Ryerson Press, 1966. Print.

Mandel, Miriam. “ManWoman.” 39 Below: The Anthology of Greater Edmonton Poetry. Ed. Allan Shute and R.G. Fyfe. Edmonton: Tree Frog, 1973. 72-73.

Marlatt, Daphne, and Robert Minden. Steveston: Poems. Vancouver: Talonbooks, 1974. Print.

McGimpsey, David. Hamburger Valley, California. Toronto: ECW Press, 2001. Print.

—. Lardcake: Poems. Toronto: ECW Press, 1996. Print.

McNeil, Florence. The Overlanders. Saskatoon: Thistledown Press, 1982. Print.

Meyer, Bruce. A Book of Bread. Holstein, Ont: Exile Editions, 2011. Print.

Ondaatje, Michael. “The Cinnamon Peeler.” The Cinnamon Peeler: Selected Poems. Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1989. Print.

Pratt, E.J. “The Ice-Floes.” The Atlantic Anthology. Vol. 2/Poetry. Ed. Fred Cogswell. Charlottetown: Ragweed Press, 1985. 25-28.

Roberts, Clea. Here Is Where We Disembark. Peterborough: Broadview Press, 2010. Print.

Scott, F. R. “The Canadian Authors Meet ” Selected Poems. Toronto: Oxford UP, 1966. Print.

Smith, John. “Newfoundland.” The Atlantic Anthology. Vol. 2/Poetry. Ed. Fred Cogswell. Charlottetown: Ragweed Press, 1985. 71.

Wah, Fred. Diamond Grill. Edmonton: NeWest, 1996. Print.

Wong, Rita. “Canola Queasy.” Forage. Gibsons Landing, BC: Nightwood Editions, 2007. Print.

—. “The Girl Who Ate Rice Almost Every Day.” Forage. Gibsons Landing, BC: Nightwood Editions, 2007. Print.

—. “Recognition/Identification Test.” Forage. Gibsons Landing, BC: Nightwood Editions, 2007. Print.

(Updated 25 October 2015 by Nathalie Cooke)

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