Poetry Advent Calendar Day 2

Today’s poem comes from Elizabeth Zetlin from her latest collection of poetry Prompted by Happiness(2020). Born out of the intention to write a poem a day for a year, this collection has a broad range of emotion and topics. Today’s poem “Fully Happy” carries on the theme of togetherness and family. Fully Happy(after “Come Together,”... Read more »

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Poetry Advent Calendar Day 1

We’re kicking off our Poetry Advent Calendar with a poem by Kim Fahner from Some Other Sky. Published in 2017, Some Other Sky features poetry about self-discovery, journeying, nature, and art. Today’s poem is about reconciliation and community; about moving forward together and learning from the past. Truth Telling (for Beverley McLachlin, the Chief Justice of... Read more »

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Poetry Advent Calendar

Hello poetry lovers. We’re very excited to introduce a new tradition for Black Moss Press: a poetry advent calendar. Starting December 1st and running until December 25th we will be featuring a poem each day from a Black Moss Press poet. Each featured poem is from a published collection of poetry that is available for... Read more »

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Poetry at the Manor Vol 8 2020

Poetry at the Manor gets a different look this year, but we’re still bringing you quality poetry from Poets Laureate across Canada. Due to restrictions surrounding COVID-19, we are unable to host this event in historic Willistead Manor in Windsor. However, Windsor’s Poet Laureate Emeritus Marty Gervais, Poet Laureate Mary Ann Mulhern, and the City... Read more »

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