In May 2016 my collection “The Art of Living” won the poetry prize for the Atlantic Writing Competition ( now Nova Writes). Here is one of the poems from the collection, “Slow and Steady” Slow and Steady Everyone praises the cheetah for it’s incomparable speed and the gazelle for its elegant swiftness no one praises Read More
In May 2016 my collection “The Art of Living” won the poetry prize for the Atlantic Writing Competition ( now Nova Writes). Here is one of the poems from the collection, Queen. Queen Tonight she feels like a queen Round belly deep in sudsy coconut cream The soapy scent of luxury Should have bought them Read More
These thorns surge deep Into her skin Evicting blood by the drop And taunting her sanity Every excuse is a twist Every expense paid an apology every promise eases the sting All the while, beneath these band aid offerings, the thorn remains in the wound. It is turning down the covers and will soon invite Read More
StART Festival 2016 gave me the platform to present, for the very first time, my merging of poetry and dance in a single piece which I call a “collage poem”. Here are the photos from my “collage poem” version of Butterfly Tales (photo credits: Evan Cameron)
I’m pleased to share the news that I won the poetry prize for the 2016 Atlantic Writing Competition hosted by the Writer’s Federation of Nova Scotia. Click here to see the winners and shortlisted writers: Atlantic Writing Competition Winners Announced.