Arts Environment featured Weekend Video

Polar bear, a climate grief poem and animated film by Anna Quon

Poet meets polar bear: an animated film of a climate grief poem by Mad poet Anna Quon.

Anna Quon is a middle-aged, mobility-impaired, mixed-race Mad woman living in Dartmouth. Author of two novels released by Invisible Publishing  (Migration Songs in 2009 and Low in 2013), numerous poetry chapbook zines and a few little films, Anna hopes to keep swimming, facebooking, writing and making things until her wrinkled fingers fall off.

Polar Bear will be published in a chapbook of Anna Quon’s poems to be released in 2021 by Gaspereau Press. We’ll be sure to remind you when this new chapbook sees the light. We’re always looking for excuses to feature Anna’s wonderful work.

Polar Bear is written, animated and narrated by Anna Quon. The Polar Bear’s Waltz is composed by Anna and Andrew Quon, and performed on the accordeon by Andrew Quon. It’s re-posted here with Anna’s kind permission.

See also: Missing meds, a poem by Anna Quon

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