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Kwame Dawes Pens Olympic Poetry

Former Fiddlehead Editiorial Assistant Kwame Dawes (now Professor of English at the University of Nebraska and Editor of Prairie Schooner) kept busy during the recent Winter Olympics by writing poetry inspired by the events for the Wall Street Journal.

Here's an excerpt from his poem "Ode to Canada's Hockey Team," inspired by Canada's 1-0 win over the U.S. in the semi-final game, with a nod to Fredericton:

No. 258 (Winter 2014)

Fiction: Jane Rogers, Michelle Barker, Emily Bossé, and Michael Patrick Jessome. 

Poetry: Christopher Merrill & Marvin Bell, Alberto Ríos, Ricardo Pau-Llosa, Alice Major, Molly Sutton Keifer, Adam Sol, Jeredith Merrin, Glenn Hayes, Bruce Bond, Robin Richardson, Michael Eden Reynolds, Antony Christie, Lee Peterson, Shane Neilson, Gary Allen. 

Reviews: Laurie D. Graham, M. Travis Lane, Richard Cumyn, Richard Kelly Kemick, and Rebecca Geleyn.


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