Roberta Laurie


Next week, I’ll be teaching a series of classes on nature writing for this year’s YouthWrite. I’ve been wanting to teach more creative writing for some time, so I’m looking forward to sharing two of my favourite things — nature and writing — with a group young writers. As part of the class on form, I thought it might be fun to write haiku. Although haiku has evolved to explore many modern… Read More

Originally posted on Beating the Bounds:
I was in a park I could not see Global capitalism Its dinosaur bones Covered in chrome I saw     trees Their leaves Turning yellow and Golden brown I saw the harbour And the city set Down below The mountain A place you’d descend To or ascend from I asked someone How do we resist? Consider the trees Bending in the wind Their root grip Deep in…