Suzannah Showler is the author of Most Dramatic Ever, a book of cultural criticism about The Bachelor (ECW 2018), and the poetry collections Thing is (McClelland & Stewart 2017) and Failure to Thrive (ECW 2014). You can read her work in The New York Times Magazine, Slate, Buzzfeed Reader, The Walrus, Hazlitt, Maisonneuve, The Los Angeles Review of Books, and elsewhere.
I spent my year eavesdropping on people who believe that an inability to do things for oneself is not only impractical or short-sighted, but morally punishable.
The sky’s an homage to planned obsolescence.
It’s rocking a case of feature creep, clouds
like drool blooms filling a pillow faster
than you can say: Careful or your face …