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Infinite Passages - A Canadian Poetry Anthology
Katerina Fretwell, Editor/Compiler & Illustrator

All members of The Ontario Poetry Society are invited to participate in our annual anthology of poetry.
This collection will feature your best poems on things that allude to life's most pleasant and unpleasant situations including
The Human Body - Poems about breathing, lungs, arteries and the heart, veins and muscles, the nervous system
including ailments that hinder physical movement.
Milestones - Poems about growth including, births, graduations, anniversaries, birthdays, relationships, children, grandchildren, marriage, separation, divorce, moving to a new home, city or job, poems about any kind of evolution, whether personal or universal.
Travel - Poems about modes of transportation, on highways, rivers and oceans, ships, trains, airplanes, automo-biles, buses, bicycles, motorcycles and trucks, poems about bridges and rural routes, country roads, city roads, dead end streets, back lanes and alleyways and detours. Poems about caves, rocks and mountains, rock climbing, mountain climbing, hiking, poems about canoes, snorkeling and scuba diving, poems about skiing, snow-shoeing, ski-doing, sledding.
The Afterlife & The Supernatural - Poems about portals to the next world after death, dreams about being on that never-ending road, out of body travel.
Astronomy & Astrology - Poems about the universe, black holes, galaxies, space travel & rocket ships, meteors and stargazing. Poems about natal charts, birth signs and curious coincidences.
Literature - Poems about other poems and poets, novelists and novels and poems which illustrate something which goes on forever and never dies.

Poems may be in rhyme and/or in free verse. Poems may be previously published, as long as the author (you) hold the copyright. Include any publishing credits, previous poetry prizes, etc., at the bottom of the page for the respec-tive poem(s). Poems are not to exceed 70 lines, including stanza breaks.
Each member must submit a minimum of 5 poems up to a maximum of 10 poems. This way the editor/compiler has enough choices from your submission to make the best selection for the book.
Kindly make sure your name is neatly printed on the top left hand corner of your poem
and the theme of each poem is typed on the upper right hand corner of the page.
Each member is guaranteed to have a minimum of 2 short poems or 1 long poem that needs two pages in the book.

Fill out the accompanying Bio Information Form, as there will be a bio section at the back of the book.
Submission Deadline: Entries to be mailed on or before March 31, 2020.
Estimated date of publication is August 31, 2020.
The Ontario Poetry Society is a registered, not-for-profit, grass roots, democratic, poet-friendly organization.
Since we do not receive outside funding for this project, it must be financially self-sustaining. Each submission must include payment for at least one copy of the book. Pre-publication Offer - $25 per copy
There is no limit on the number of books you may purchase, providing they are paid for in advance.
Prices include all taxes, postage and handling expenses. Make your cheque or money order payable to
The Ontario Poetry Society. All participants in this project will receive a designer bookmark as a thank you gift.
Our anthologies are sold out very quickly. To avoid disappointment, kindly order as many books you know you'll need. These anthologies make perfect birthday and holiday gifts. After publication, copies will be $30 each.
Send poems, Bio Information Form and payment to:
The Ontario Poetry Society, #710 - 65 Spring Garden, Toronto, Ont. M2N 6H9.

Click here to see the submission form