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SSWA photo contest

The South Shore Watershed Association 2018 Photo Contest for amateur photographers is now open. Phot [ ... ]

Financial Literacy with Anne Flynn

Are you worried that you may not be able to retire? Find out what you can do to prepare. Get the low [ ... ]

I SHOULD HAVE FISHED WITH HERONS

I should have fished with herons,
scurried after the waves with plovers.
Honeysuckle might have sweetened my lips,
wind-bent spruce trees given shelter.
I could have sailed away in moonlight
when the sea played silver chords.

The stars still linger in my breath
those autumn nights when the air stings.

Memories lie among driftlogs on the shore,
glass floats from broken nets.
Geese pass by in the wakeful night,
the tide shifts to the moon’s measure.
I should have hunted with owls,
crept with fog over moist pastures.

The dew still gathers on my tongue
those mornings when I tell the earth my dreams.

—Richard Lemm. Dancing in Asylum. Pottersfield Press, 1982. 

PEI poet laureate Deirdre Kessler selects a poem a month by an Island poet for readers of The Buzz.

 

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Some Upcoming Events

God’s Own Country

January 26–27 & February 2–4
City Cinema 18A, coarse language, sexual content
Dir: Francis Le [ ... ]

The Child Remains

The Charlottetown Film Society screening at City Cinema January 21
City Cinema A special screening  [ ... ]

Garrett Mason

January 20
The Pourhouse East coast blues player Garrett Mason Mason is a true bluesman at heart.  [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

Practicing art

Profile: Glen Strickey by Jane Ledwell Little did Glen Strickey know as an eager-beaver twelve-yea [ ... ]

Bluefin set for Toronto premiere

On December 19 at 6:30 pm, the Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema is hosting the Toronto premiere of writer/ [ ... ]

SoPA students visit Island high schools

Students in the second year of Holland College’s School of Performing Arts Theatre Performance pro [ ... ]