CAPTIVATING THE IMAGINATION

by Renée Sarojini Saklikar — Dear Poets of the League, This first day of March and outside my office window, intimation of blossom, a set of cherry trees, the park below. Yes, it’s raining, again, in torrents—and I’m inside working on volume two of thecanadaproject, a long poem, The Heart of … [click for more]

To share in the writing—

by Renée Sarojini Saklikar — Dear Poets of the League, At month’s end, the new year, and it is raining— I’m writing to you this afternoon having attended an ekphrasis workshop last evening at the Surrey Art Gallery. Alongside students from Kwantlen Polytechnic University and their teachers, award winning authors Jen … [click for more]

To travel the city, listening—

This is the second post in an ongoing series from guest writer Renée Sarojini Saklikar, Surrey’s first Poet Laureate. Find the first, “Being Laureate,” here. *** Friday night, November 28, 2015: I’m on a Skytrain heading eastbound, Saturday night coming on fast: at Surrey City Centre, instead of my usual … [click for more]