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A Moment in Pandemic, Poetic Postcards, Writers' Guild of Alberta

My poem 'A Moment in Pandemic' received Honourable Mention in the Writers' Guild of Alberta
initiative Pandemic Postcards.

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

truly alive.


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