Land to Light On
In this stunning poetry collection, Dionne Brand writes about a place where she is an outsider — as any poet or painter must be — and also about the many outsiders who have come here and settled over the years, uncomfortable with the land and its people, uncomfortable sometimes with themselves.
If I believe anything it will not matter though.
Life is porous, unimaginable in the end, only substance
burning in itself, lit by the heat of touching. It's good
how we melt back into nothing.
From Land to Light On by Dionne Brand ©1997. Published by McClelland & Stewart.