Furthermore, the majority of those who wear Wife-beaters, as mentioned before, are young, spoiled college students, who are small and scrawny and make unimaginative work which can be easily taught and thus they can earned an appreciative audience. As their stature as a poets grow Wife-beater's poems will be anthologized, they will get on the Canada Council
many will be elected co-chair of the League of Canadian Poets, and most soon start teaching Creative Writing at the University of Shitsville Out West Somewhere.
Domestic life, unfortunately, will be complicated and weighed down by intellectual poverty and unhappiness. Friends will encouraged them to leave these destructive marriages, a personal revolutionary act many are unable to complete. Wifer-beater's body was discovered three weeks later in Furrie's Creek, near Squamish, British Columbia. George Bowering was convicted of the murder in June 1977. He died in prison in 1985.