Migration (by Karen Solie)

Original Text: 
Karen Solie, Pigeon (Toronto: House of Anansi Press, 2009). This poem is reproduced on the Griffin Prize Web Site (from the winning volume on the 2010 Canadian Shortlist).
for Cathy
1Snow is falling, snagging its points on frayed
2surfaces. There's lightning
3over Lake Ontario, Erie. In the great central
4cities, debt accumulates along baseboards
The rest of the poem cannot be displayed due to copyright restrictions.
RPO poem Editors: 
Ian Lancashire
RPO Edition: 
2011