Canadian

Listen Before Transmit

From the tango to deep space transmissions, Dani Couture's poetry explores the distances between points A and B.

Dani Couture

Dani Couture's latest poems are transmissions that travel across the cosmos and the spaces we live in, as well as within the more intimate distances we navigate between one another. Distances we hope to bridge with contact, often to profound or disastrous effects. With language rooted in science, sociology, memoir and esthetics, she questions the limits of our bodies, both human and celestial. Like the subtle cues we lend one another and the hopeful messages we send into deep space, these poems broadcast our greatest aspirations and vulnerabilities. (From Wolsak & Wynn)