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River Edge Residency

this town is small is partnering with Copper Bottom Brewing in Montague to offer a residency program [ ... ]

Government House Garden Party

Her Honour the Honourable Antoinette Perry, Lieutenant Governor of Prince Edward Island, is pleased  [ ... ]

Curated by Deirdre Kessler

Every one will bloom.

Those that fade will do so painlessly.
They will go gently into memory
and be icons for confused lovers in a future time.
Regret will be a strange devastation
in a foreign land.

Those that endure will be exemplary,
their brilliance undoing any hint of shadow.
Hymns and poetry will be unnecessary.

And finally,
mistakes, miscues, untimely words,
missed opportunities, and speechlessness—
all this and more will disappear like dust
in the wind of my wisdom.

Oh, yes—
Next time round, things will be very different.

 

Brent MacLaine.  Wind and Root. Signal Editions, Véhicule Press, 2000. 

PEI poet laureate Deirdre Kessler selects a poem a month by an Island poet for readers of The Buzz.

 

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Some Upcoming Events

Comic Book Art

Exhibit features work by Island comic book creators Until October 5
Eptek Centre There is a thrivin [ ... ]

Hearts Beat Loud

July 19–25
City Cinema PG, mature theme
Dir: Brett Haley, US, 97 min. Nick Offerman, Kiersey Clemon [ ... ]

Organ Recital Series

Select dates
St. Dunstan’s Basilica
Church of St. Simon and St. Jude  Local and off-Island mus [ ... ]

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 [ ... ]