Burning Province

by Michael Prior

Burning Province

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Amid the record-breaking wildfires that scorched British Columbia in 2015 and 2017, the poems in this collection move seamlessly between geographical and psychological landscapes, grappling with cultural trauma and mapping out complex topographies of grief, love, and inheritance. Burning Province is an elegy for a home aflame and for grandparents who had a complex relationship to it - but it is also a vivid appreciation of the beauty and impermanence of all living things.
About the book

Amid the record-breaking wildfires that scorched British Columbia in 2015 and 2017, the poems in this collection move seamlessly between geographical and psychological landscapes, grappling with cultural trauma and mapping out complex topographies of grief, love, and inheritance. Burning Province is an elegy for a home aflame and for grandparents who had a complex relationship to it - but it is also a vivid appreciation of the beauty and impermanence of all living things.