GOVERNOR GENERAL AWARD WINNER PAMELA PORTER READS “LAMENTO”

Winner of one of the biggest awards in Canadian literature (Governor General Award), Pamela Porter is a humble person.  Not letting her past achievements get to her head, Porter continues to work hard and soar as a poet.  

Meeting Porter was a pleasure.  Practicing patience, Porter walked to Christie Pits with me for a taping of her reading my favorite poem in her collection Cathedral: Lamento.

Enjoy Pamela Porter read Lamento.


Tune in to Black Coffee Poet Monday April 11, 2011 for a review of “Noise in my Mind” by Jamaican poet Rudyard Fearon.

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About Black Coffee Poet

Black Coffee Poet is a mixed race poet, essayist, and journalist who focuses on Social Justice, Indigenous Rights, STOPPING Violence Against Women, Film, and Literature.
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