Poetry

Our brand new arts & faith retreat will be small, slow and beautiful!

Our brand new arts & faith retreat will be small, slow and beautiful!

Creative community is pretty much my favourite thing. Watching the sparks as artists bounce ideas off of one another across disciplines is invigorating. Seeing artists care for each other, offering a listening ear, wisdom and encouragement, reminds me that there is plenty of hope left in our world.  

Join a small group of creatives in the shadow of the Canadian Rockies this summer for a creative sanctuary nestled along Calgary's elbow river. We'll keep it small, take it slow and make it beautiful.


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Wendell Berry Defies Biography

Ah, Wendell Berry. You were the first poet I read from cover to cover. I saw what you saw, out that little window, and I'd like to think I felt some of what you felt. You first showed me how poems can be breathed like incense–how a poem can be a pool for dipping and diving. How a poem can be bread.

Bread fits, because Wendell Berry is also a farmer with a lot to say about sustainable, ethical food.

Film promotional image from the   Kickstarter campaign for The Seer

Film promotional image from the Kickstarter campaign for The Seer

A documentary 'Portrait of Wendell Berry' called The Seer is about to be released, and I cannot wait. Even if he does sound a wee bit curmudgeonly in this recent New York Times interview. I'm sure it's that lovable brand of curmudgeonly.

If you want to start with Berry where I did, read Window Poems

Check out The Seer on Kickstarter


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