Suzanne Buffam
On Impediments

Children play ball
In the crowded plaza

Not in spite of the crowd
But because of it.

Found In Volume 39, No. 05
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Suzanne Buffam
About the Author

Suzanne Buffam’s first collection of poetry, Past Imperfect (House of Anansi), won the Gerald Lampert Award for the best first book of poetry published in Canada in 2005, and was named one of 2005’s Books of the Year by the Globe and Mail. Her newest book is The Irrationalist (Canarium Books, 2010).