Saturday, October 08, 2011
SPORED: Jenna Butler
From Jenna Butler's poem "Petroglyph Trail" in her aphelion (NeWest, 2010).
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When the ONLY place, perversely, that mushrooms are growing is the boulevard in front of a neighbour's house...you make (figurative) hay.
Which means picking a few from the edges of the inky clumps and making spore prints! On poems!
First up is a gory print on a poem from Edmonton poet/publisher Jenna Butler. After Winnipeg and maybe Regina, I think Edmonton has one of the dreamiest poetry communities. So many good poets!
Still to come is a spore print on a poem from Robert Kroetsch's Too Bad. Which I'm saving for a (figuratively) rainy day.