Everything That Lies Beneath (And Some Things Above)

Tonight I attended a presentation from the Newfoundland Labrador Archaeological Society & Labrador Institute on archaeological finds in Labrador; namely the artifacts donated by Carol Brice-Bennett upon her departure from the Labrador Institute. One of the takeaways from this presentation that I attended was a heart-stopping moment when an elder Inuit woman said, "I am … Continue reading Everything That Lies Beneath (And Some Things Above)

Bad Apples, National Poetry Month reading at the HVGB Town Hall Pt. 2

My view today as I read my poetry at the town hall. I mostly scribble my thoughts on small pieces of paper and today I stood with a clipboard full and it felt like I was yelling at an invisible bully. My poem, Bad Apples, was about Goose Bay's uneducated response to the federal governments … Continue reading Bad Apples, National Poetry Month reading at the HVGB Town Hall Pt. 2

Christmas River, National Poetry Month reading at the HVGB Town Hall

Today I spoke at the Happy Valley Goose Bay Town Hall for the proclamation of National Poetry Month. This is a new poem that I wrote for the occasion, straying outside of my comfort zone and being critical of where we, as a town, are heading because of the Muskrat Falls mega project. Poetry isn't always … Continue reading Christmas River, National Poetry Month reading at the HVGB Town Hall