Author Archives: heather

Prickly Kindness

Yukon artist Justien Wood captured the title so beautifully on the cover of the 5th collection, Prickly Kindness.

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Frankly Clueless

The 7th collection admits how often I don’t know what’s going on! I hope you enjoy Frankly Clueless.

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Grunt Work

Thanks to Bee Smyth for her talented Yukon skyscapes and especially for the cover of the third collection, Grunt Work: Sounds of Everyday Living.

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Thirsty Bloom

More gratitude, this time to my dear friend Lea-Ann Dorval for a sensual and dreamy cover for the 4th collection, Thirsty Bloom.

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Mucky Garden

Danielle Pfeifer created a gorgeous cover for my 2nd collection Mucky Garden. This book has both poetry and prose selections.

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Joy Landing

This was the first collection of my poetry; grateful thanks to Angel Hall for making such a precise and lovely cover for Joy Landing

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Tender Gold

So pleased to offer you an online option to buy the Tender Gold collection at this link. And thanks to Bianca Martin for the wonderful cover artwork!

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Snails

If snails could speak imagine the ponderous space between utterings slow soundings of kindness freed from syllables   their headpieces tasting wind so near the earth   following no path, leaving shiny trails unnoticed in their own view   carrying … Continue reading

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Spanakopita

There were four triangles resting under ice in my freezer   left there at Christmas when my sister, who made them by hand, went home.   I was prostrate to listen   that day in the sun before the grief … Continue reading

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shifts

The past seven months have been so full of living, some of it quite raw. Deaths and transitions and lots of listening to others’ painful moments. And yet there has been such a sweetness, like a descant adding its melody … Continue reading

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