Monthly Archives: March 2011

INTERVIEW WITH OJIBWAY POET RAIN KEEPER

Rain Keeper resides in Toronto.  He has worked for a variety of organizations for the past 10 years such as NaMeRes (Native American Mens Residence), Evangel Hall Mission and the Parkdale Activity – Recreation Centre. Rain Keeper has also served … Continue reading

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WHISKEY BULLETS: COWBOY AND INDIAN HERITAGE POEMS

Whiskey Bullets: Cowboy and Indian Heritage Poems By Garry Gottfriedson Reviewed by Rain Keeper Whiskey Bullets is not your average poetry session. It is quite aways down range from mother earth, has a venomous bite, and is a collection of … Continue reading

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FEMINIST POET SONIA DI PLACIDO READS HER POEMS

Sonia Di Placido is a Toronto based poet currently doing an MFA in Creative Writing.  Di Placido has two chapbooks and is working on her first full collection of poems with a small publisher.  Listen to her read from her … Continue reading

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INTERVIEW WITH ITALIAN-CANADIAN FEMINIST POET SONIA DI PLACIDO

BCP: Why poetry? SDP: Why any medium? I have always been drawn to written mediums that create a rhythmic dialogue between or among humans.  Communication, exploration of language, the senses and sentiment. I am a poet and playwright by nature … Continue reading

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VULVA MAGIC

Vulva Magic By Sonia Di Placido Reviewed by Jorge Antonio Vallejos Chapbooks are usually put together in low budget fashion by poets who are broke.  Ten to twelve pages are stapled together with several poems found in between the covers.  … Continue reading

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MYKELLE PACQUING PERFORMS HIS SPOKEN WORD POETRY

Mykelle Pacquing has been writing poems for a long time. Mykelle’s poetry speaks to his culture, respect for Mother Earth, and good willed nature.  A student of Aboriginal writer Lee Maracle, Mykelle incorporates teachings from his homeland, Indigenous peoples of … Continue reading

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INTERVIEW WITH PILIPINO POET MYKELLE PACQUING

Mykelle Pacquing was born and raised in Toronto and his ancestors are from Maharlika, the traditional name of the Philippines which means, “The Creator’s Land.”  Mykelle works with plants, the animals, his ancestors, and Indigenous folk from all over to … Continue reading

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