Writers' Guild of Alberta Pandemic Postcards
My poem 'A Moment in Pandemic'
received Honourable Mention in the
Writers' Guild of Alberta
initiative Pandemic Postcards.
An excerpt from
A Moment in Pandemic
The reverence of observation, stillness.
All else dissipates. Time curls up on my lap.
Perhaps this will save us –
chickadee in spruce
old snow retracting at the speed of glacier.
A hundred mountain mornings ago, I sat
on summit, chill of first light. Elk-call resounding
through the valley. The sound echoing
echoing through my chest. I felt