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This week’s One Minute Poem! Di Brandt reads “my father’s hands”

In this week’s One Minute Poem, Di Brandt reads “my father’s hands” from The Sweetest Dance on Earth: New and Selected Poems (Turnstone Press, 2021).

You can find Di’s poem on our YouTube channel, as well as on all of our social media platforms.

By kind permission of the poet and Turnstone Press.

Di Brandt is one of Canada’s most loved and admired poets. Her internationally celebrated and award-winning poetry titles include questions i asked my mother; Agnes in the sky; Jerusalem, beloved, Now You Care, Walking to Mojacar, andGlitter & Fall. Her most recent work, The Sweetest Dance on Earth combines some of her most loved poems with selections of new award-winning work. Di Brandt has lived in Winnipeg, Edmonton, Toronto, Windsor (Ontario) and Berlin. Di Brandt is also an award-winning essayist and literary critic, and has collaborated with numerous other writers, critics and artists, including Annie Jacobsen, Jane Finlay-Young, Barbara Godard, Aganetha Dyck, Rebecca Campbell, Carol Ann Weaver and Jana Skarecky.