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Totem Poles and Railroads
Totem Poles and Railroads succinctly defines the 500-year-old relationship between Indigenous nations and the corporation of Canada. In this, her fifth poetry collection, Janet Rogers expands on that definition with a playful, culturally powerful and, at times, experimental voice. She pays honour to her poetic characters—real and imagined, historical and present day—from S ...more
Paperback, 168 pages
Published November 2016 by Arbeiter Ring Publishing (ARP)
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Everything about this book is a win - from its gorgeous design to the smell of the paper to the incendiary poetry. It is not always a comfortable read, and that makes it all the more important. Janet Rogers isn't pulling any punches and doesn't care what you think. And I for one quite like that.