Vallum Magazine in Montreal is publishing
dreams of the dead
in their issue 18:2
It will be published in print and online also with an accompanying video version.
Virtual Launch: April 29, 2021
dreams of the dead
my grandmother is a hydrangea petals pressed close
she opens in blue splendour ...
A Poet Laureate Project presented by Calgary's Natalie Meisner
This Might Help is a collection of poetry both written and spoken, meant to offer hope as we struggle with the emotional and physical hardships of covid.
My poem La Quarantaine is part of this uplifting collection.
GUSTS, the Canadian journal of tanka has included three of my tanka in the current issue:
Poetry Month ...
CJSW Radio by host Nathan Taylor
April is National Poetry Month. ArtsLink is celebrating by have three Calgary poets on the show on April 5th.
Jeanne speaks to Laurie Ann Fuhr and Sholley Powell. They are regulars on the poetry scene in the city.
Then, Nathan Taylor speaks with Josephine LoRe about the forms of poetry called Haiku & Tanka. From influences & history to how the forms work with some classical and personal examples.
Monday, March 29
Honoured to be one of the feature readers at the
Haven at Home Reading Series, part of the Edmonton
Stroll of Poets
Thrilled to be invited to share my poetry in such fine company in this upcoming radio program in the company of so many accomplished poets.
a celebration of Canadian Poets
hosted by Ottawa Persian Radio
Sunday March 14, 2021
Live Poetry online
Honouring Women's History Month
and the International Women's Day
Sunday, March 7, 2021
What an honour to be invited to be a feature reading and share my poems which honour the feminine, in its different manifestestations in my life.
The poems I shared:
The Tea Set
The Highway Traveller
Mary of the Terrace
I am Getting Ready to Memorize Mother
Forget me Not
This incredible weekly online reading series created and curated by Sandy Yannone, with help from Elizabeth Ann, Don Krieger, and Kim Port Parsons.
For International Women's Day, there were five feature readers and eleven open mic readers from the United States, India, Canada, Ireland ...
My reading commences at around 50 minutes in.
Poetry in Union
Valentine's Day 2021
I was one of a group of poets from
The League of Canadian Poets who "met"
with folks from across Canada in Zoom
Break-out Rooms to compose personalized
love poems to celebrate a pandemic Valentine.
I whisper in your ear
so you hear and do not hear
my rhythms fill the pauses
in your breath
my rhyme encircles you
like a villanelle ...
Constellate Literary Journal
in Birmingham, England
has published my poem Whispers
Love is in the Air
in their February edition
A Haiga Journey and
The Wanderer Brush
The publication of this double-anthology was postponed by covid, but my copy arrived in early 2021.
Ion Codrescu collected haiku from around the world, and graced each page with original artwork, haiga to match the haiku.
Ion asked each contributor to share a favourite haiku and reflect upon it. I chose to share haiku by the classic femail haikuist Chiyo-ni.
Love is in the air
and I say love with cheese...
gruyère and emmenthal
crocks for the oven, red and gray a bag of onions and bay leaves plucked from nanna's garden last summer ...