Trillium Book Awards Author Reading 2015

Featured Poetry: Let's Pretend We Never Met by Nathaniel G. Moore

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Featured Poetry: Let's Pretend We Never Met by Nathaniel G. Moore

Pedlar Press, 2007

Nathaniel G. Moore will be reading at the I.V. Lounge Reading Series in February. Mark your calendar -- you don’t want to miss it.

About the book:
Catullus, renowned Roman Poet who wrote lyrical love poems for his secret mistress Lesbia (Clodia Metelli), died in 54 BC, heartbroken, at the age of thirty. In Let’s Pretend We Never Met, Canadian poet Nathaniel G. Moore sails Catullus into our modern times – with their various ironic stances toward matters of the heart – to exorcise the poet’s own obsessions, cashing in romance for a bitter but more honest currency.

“Like Catullus, Moore is interested in life’s little themes: the banal, the personal, the everyday. By inviting this ancient literary innovator into the present (as opposed to imposing middle-class values on antiquity), Moore and his wingman introduce us to a world we recognize and rarely seek out. The result is a thoughtful, intelligent, laugh-out-loud affair.” – Michael Turner