Tag Archives: environment

The Keys of the Piano

The Keys of the Piano Kim Goldberg The keys of the piano at the annual extinction concert were built from bones of vanished species—each pallid slab a different absence in the ravelling weft. And the people wept as the unholy … Continue reading

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Library

Library Kim Goldberg Somewhere beyond silent streets and woodlands, beyond upheaved graveyards, empty schools, dry spillways, vacant hibernaculums for little brown bats beyond the last larval foodplant for the last western tiger swallowtail an old woman sits by the sea … Continue reading

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Some Loves

Some Loves Kim Goldberg We enter the elfin wood along trillium way barely a deer trail with rotting planks spanning rivulets and mucky divides. We wobble-walk across, twisting our way deeper into the moss-hung fairy glade flanked by sword fern … Continue reading

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Alchemical Reaction

Alchemical Reaction (Villanelle for Earth Day 2017) Kim Goldberg To drink a potion is to believe flower, wing, tail can bring the change we seek. All we hold will have to be released. Has the vulture overhead come for me? … Continue reading

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Unist’ot’en Camp (haiku)

Northern BC— warriors block a pipeline, two bears in the sky wake up (Text & image © Kim Goldberg)

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We are the Apocalypse

We are the Apocalypse unbuckling sky from earth tree by tree   ~Kim Goldberg

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Nanaimo Show Hours – Art for Oil-Free Coast

The spectacular traveling exhibit of Art for an Oil-Free Coast will be on display in Nanaimo December 21, 2012 – January 5, 2013 at the downtown location of the Nanaimo Art Gallery. Location: 150 Commercial Street, Nanaimo, BC. Everyone is … Continue reading

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