April is National Poetry Month, a time dedicated to reading, writing, speaking and promoting poetry in Canada.
To ensure that the word of National Poetry Month is heard across the country, the League of Canadian Poets sponsors readings and performances across Canada and produces a blog that features the works of LCP members.
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This year, National Poetry Month will celebrate poets, libraries and the Public Lending Right Commission.
Together, they work to cultivate Canadian poetry in our communities, nurturing creators and free access to their work.
As such, the theme for the 2011 LCP National Poetry Month blog is: nurture / nourrire.
- May 2011 (1)
- April 2011 (84)
- February 2011 (2)
Daily Archives: April 7, 2011
Bernadette Wagner | Regina, SK | LCP member since 2010
* * * © Bernadette Wagner, from this hot place (Thistledown Press, 2010). * * * Bernadette Wagner is an activist whose first book, This hot place (Thistledown Press), was shortlisted for a 2010 Saskatchewan Book Award. She blogs at … Continue reading
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Bruce Rice | Regina, SK | LCP member for 20 years
Glossary of Hills There should be a glossary of hills, if only to say golden afternoon light on a butte weathered down to the clay is not old, though these hills are old. There should be a sign for the … Continue reading
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Joe Blades | Fredericton, NB | LCP member since 1990
keyboard seeds of creation of change await the magic hope a little frustration even full-blown anger —the keys do nothing without your touch words of encouragement music and song cause wonder—all the world’s a stage wrote the bard why ‘attend’ … Continue reading
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