“The poem miscarried. I’m not sure why, exactly, but I couldn’t seem to hammer out a structure for the poem. Eventually, it just died on the operating room table. Luckily, every cadaver is full of organs.”

Allan Brown reviewed a recent McCann chapbook in the Spring issue of Jones Av, along with a handful of other above/ground chapbooks, including work by Marilyn Irwin, Cameron Anstee and rob mclennan. The verdict? It’s a little professorial. From the review:

“Marcus McCann plays more academic literary games in Town in a long day of leaving,” writes Brown, and, “sometimes the teacher cracks a joke, as in his re-arrangement of the pop song ‘Crazy.'”