As Close to the Edge Without Going Over

by David Silverberg | :: Jump to Buy Links ::

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Burn
Download
Groove
Terms and Conditionals
They Come for Our Words
Given the Chance
Windows
Butterscotch
New World Aphorisms
Upon Learning Doug Ford Will Be Ontario’s Next Premier
The Jealous Eye
I’m Not Like the Other Guys Because My Brain Is Fused to the Internet
Transdifferentiation
YouTube Hole
Come Back
Fuck You, OCD
Unsolicited
Precious
Short Forms
Exhibit
People to Avoid
’Til It’s Gone
Unfold
Mall Rats
Nature Algorithms
Famous Works of Literature that Also Describe the Night I Made Out with My First Alien
The Ghosts that Love Me
For Emily
Bookmobile
Sense-ual
As Close To The Edge Without Going Over
Listicle
Give Me
The Gun
For My Mother
Villains
Today Is OK
When They Killed the Journalists
When We Die
The End of It All

AS CLOSE TO THE EDGE WITHOUT GOING OVER by David Silverberg
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Poet and theatre artist David Silverberg has written a unique poetry collection that probes where our future is headed, mixing science fiction, horror, and magic realism. Encouraging us to examine how we’ll live and love in decades to come, Silverberg provides us with an extraordinary book filled with biting humour, insight, and a flair for the fantastical.

Check out “Terms and Conditionals” from As Close to the Edge Without Going Over at Boing Boing!

Trade Paperback ISBN: 9781771484848
eBook ISBN: 9781771484855


Praise for David Silverberg

“This book is a time machine. With nostalgia and wit, these poems bring us to childhood shrines of forgotten manuscripts and pop culture, while forecasting the future we may face: a crossroads where each person has to decide what they stand for, and how to make themselves heard. Part celebration, part call-to-action, David Silverberg uses these pages to remind poets and readers alike: we need you now more than ever.”
—Alessandra Naccarato, winner of the Writers’ Trust RBC Bronwen Wallace Award, and of the 2017 CBC Poetry Prize

“Turning his sweet tooth into a Bluetooth connected to the future, David Silverberg explores a future where a man’s brain is one with the internet and where language is changing so fast it’s sometimes too gizzle and gronk for us to keep up. I recommend you check out all the other words David has to offer in this new collection.”
—RC Weslowski, broadcaster and Canadian poetry slam champion



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