Pandemic Poems, Minus the Killing
October 2020 publication and December online launch
I answered a call for submissions, and Minus The Killing was chosen for inclusion in Kevin Solez's anthology Pandemic Poems.
CALGARY -- The pandemic has been a grim experience for artists of all types, but one thing they have always understood is that sometimes it’s possible to transform a bad chapter of life into powerful art.
That’s what 49 poets from Alberta, Saskatchewan, Ontario, B.C. and Atlantic Canada have attempted in Pandemic Poems, a new anthology edited by Edmonton’s Kevin B. Solez, that peels back the isolation and anxiety and economic hardship and turns it into beautiful words.
Twenty years from now, when the pandemic is a historical memory, English teachers may find themselves teaching pandemic-era poetry, all of which begs a question ...