Attendees of the 28th Annual Emerald Awards had the honour and pleasure to receive a performance from City of Edmonton’s former Poet Laureate Pierrette Requier. The following are her Words of Introduction and an attached PDF copy of her radiant poems A Round of the Seasons – La ronde des saisons.
© Pierrette Requier
Our job here is to locate the magnificence and have it come through. …
The 25th Annual Emerald Awards were filled with many special moments, including when Derek Beaulieu, former Poet Laureate of Calgary, delivered this stunning poem he created exclusively for the event.
Emerald, Silver, Turquoise . . .
The alien landscape of Lake Abraham on the North Saskatchewan River, near Nordegg, has fascinated the internet. Photographs of its eerie surface floods Instagram and Twitter. During the summer …
On June 4, 2015, Poet Laureate Mary Pinkoski closed the Emerald Awards with a new piece written for the event. Her beautifully-crafted piece (reprinted below) filled all with inspiration as she reflected on the outstanding achievements and contributions of the finalists and recipients recognized at the event.
There are people act as emeralds
Edmonton Poet Laureate (2013-2015 …