“Horror sits comfortably beside me.”One of the NS Advocate’s favourite poets, Chad Norman reflects on Canada Day and the horror of Canada’s residential schools.
Another great poem by Chad Norman:
I am sure you have seen him there.
Seemingly so confident, unalone
and unafraid, the gigantic gun
falling over him like a fashion
chosen by those brothers, everything
to do with a white Romerica.
How to find Canada, how to believe again
it is where a freedom is rampant,
it is where it is worth what it takes
to rebuild the lives of those families
who somehow have managed to say,
“We can, and we will.”
A new poem by Truro poet Chad Norman, this one dedicated to El Jones.
A poem by Chad Norman about the men of the N.C.A, and others as well, dressed in whiteness, the little fellas with big hatreds. Donald, Jared, Andrew, Jason, Doug, and even Stephen…
A beautiful poem about loss by Chad Norman, one of the NS Advocate’s favourite poets.
In 2018 white supremacists joined the Apple Blossom parade in Kentville to spread their hateful anti-immigration message. Chad Norman wrote this poem in response.
A new poem by Truro poet Chad Norman. Things get rather ugly when some folks don’t approve of his feeding the crows. This is the fourth of nine poems we will pay for and publish during the remainder of the year, selected as a result of the call for poems we issued in May.