Wendy Morton Poem Becomes a Video

Port Alberni’s Centennial Committee has released this video featuring one of Black Moss poet Wendy Morton’s poems. Check it out here.

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Wendy Morton 1st Recipient: Colleen Thibaudeau Outstanding Contribution Award

Poet Wendy Morton has been named the first recipient of the League of Canadian Poets’ Colleen Thibaudeau Outstanding Contribution Award. Established in memory of the late poet and honourary member Colleen Thibaudeau (1925-2012), this award has been created by the League of Canadian Poets and the poet’s family to honour and recognize a substantial volunteer project or... Read more »

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Gumshoe

Wendy Morton’s latest collection of poetry, Gumshoe, follows in the footsteps of her previous works, examining the joy, pain and pitfalls of life as a careful and thorough detective would. “Poets are goofy. They find shadows, take pictures of shoes, wear glitter. Sing” Under the microscope, everyday life in Gumshoe is distilled into lines of... Read more »

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What Were Their Dreams? Valleys of Hope and Pain: Canada’s History

Wendy Morton‘s fifth book of poetry is one that will haunt you and leave you wondering about this country’s past. Commissioned by Vancouver Island’s Alberni Valley Museum to write poetry from archival photographs and journals, the West Coast poet has come away making a very real connecting to the lives of miners, housewives, millworkeers and... Read more »

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Wendy Morton

Wendy Morton believes that poetry is the shortest distance between hearts. She has five books of poetry, and a memoir, Six Impossible Things Before Breakfast, in which her adventures as a corporate sponsored poet are revealed. Her latest book of poetry, What Were Their Dreams, is a book of photo-poems of Canada’s history.She is the... Read more »

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