Dignified is a heartsong here Harsh traverse of the unknown "Better to go down dignified" Ekes out constant What gives in us, or won't give (her smile seen once in the Red Café) Turns sparkless Into sparklers One "s" less One "r"
Erín Moure is one of Canada’s most respected poets, as well as a translator from French, Galician, Portuguese, and Spanish. She is the author of several books of poetry, including Kapusta (House of Anansi Press, 2015), The Unmemntioable (House of Anansi Press, 2012), and O Resplandor (House of Anansi Press, 2010). She is the recipient of the Governor General’s Literary Award, the A. M. Klein Prize, and the Pat Lowther Memorial Award. She lives in Montreal.