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.
Daily Archives: April 8, 2011
Heatwave Nature has sinned against us burning the tender leaves of immature plants. There is no salvation for the flowers their beauty curling into extreme ugliness. Rivers turn to dust and inside my heart I have my own private drought. … Continue reading
As if I could hold all the blue light of twilight quiet in kitchen warm the cold of winter sleeps outside my window deep in snow and this island love song. * * * Rebecca Anne Banks’ (Poet, Songwriter, Writer, … Continue reading