Tag Archives: environment

We are the Apocalypse

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

Posted in Poetry | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Books, Events, Politics | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Tar Sands or Oil Sands? Deconstructing Language

By Kim Goldberg The Alberta tar sands, and the colossus of bitumen extraction underway there, have been called the dirtiest project on earth. Yet tar sands opponents are often flayed for using ‘incorrect’ terminology (which demonstrates the complete indefensibility of … Continue reading

Posted in Politics | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Black Wave: The Legacy of the Exxon Valdez

Free public screening in Nanaimo of the award-winning, Canadian-made documentary Black Wave: The Legacy of the Exxon Valdez, produced and directed by Robert Cornellier. Sunday, June 3rd, 3:00 pm at Vancouver Island University – Bldg 200, Rm 203. Film screening … Continue reading

Posted in Events, Politics | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Death of Earth

There are flood and drouth Over the eyes and in the mouth, Dead water and dead sand Contending for the upper hand. The parched eviscerate soil Gapes at the vanity of toil, Laughs without mirth.          This is the death … Continue reading

Posted in Poetry, Politics, Today's Quote | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Cascadia Poetry Festival coming to Seattle

UPDATE October 23, 2014: The following blog posting is nearly two years old and pertains to the FIRST Cascadia Poetry Festival, which was held in Seattle in March 2012. For details on the upcoming SECOND Cascadia Poetry Festival to be … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Courses & Workshops, Events, News, Poetry | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment