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Annual Memorial Bricklaying Ceremony

The International Children's Memorial Place, located at 2115 Scales Pond Road (Rte 109) in South Fre [ ... ]

Lawn Summer Nights

Lawn Summer Nights is a lawn bowling fundraiser held in cities across Canada, benefiting Cystic Fibr [ ... ]

Curated by Judy Gaudet

Once Upon an Island

I used to stand on the deck of a ferry
in summertime watching waves shatter spray
on the hull
     and the wheeling gulls.
The wind knotted my hair, salt air
made my eyes tear.

And in winter, the Abegweit crept
through ice prison-wall thick
     forward and back
like a convict tunneling blind
          with a teaspoon.

And the one time, on the business end
of an eighteen hour Ottawa haul,
I saw a fox skipping cracks the bow opened
ahead,
     flashing its tail.

—Zach Wells from Fool’s Errand, Saturday Morning Chapbooks, 2004.  Recent books by Zach include SUM and Track & Trace, both from Biblioasis.

Island poet and avid poetry reader Judy Gaudet selects a poem by a PEI poet each month.
Judy's latest book is 
Conversation with Crows (Oberon,2014)

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Some Upcoming Events

Country takeover

Suzy Bogguss, Union Duke and Ryan Cook concerts July 18. 29 & August 3
Harbourfront Theatre Cou [ ... ]

Tétreault & Scarfone

Classical cello and piano September 23
Harbourfront Theatre Stéphane Tétreault, cello, and Marie- [ ... ]

Roma at Three Rivers Heritage Chocolate ...

July 27–28
Three Rivers National Historic Site The first Roma at Three Rivers Heritage Chocolate F [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

A gift of Island poetry: Steve McOrmond

Cats and Dogs Rain, rain, rain on the roof
like a noise machine – you’ve been listening
but you c [ ... ]

Music lover

Profile: Debbie Atkinson by Jane Ledwell Debbie Atkinson volunteered for the first East Coast Musi [ ... ]

Horsetails

The Cove Journal by JoDee Samuelson June has jumped out at us and we are flying in every direction [ ... ]