Fight or flight by Kelly Norah Drukker

Poem name: Fight or flight Poet name: Kelly Norah Drukker Poem: A flock of birds, risen driven prematurely out— then days of settling, weeks of sifting through words, waiting for that nestling, quiet, to return. End of poem. Credits: Copyright ©Kelly Norah Drukker Kelly Norah Drukker is a Montreal-based poet and nonfiction writer. Her debut collection of poems, Small Fires (MQUP, 2016) won the A.M. Klein Prize for Poetry and the Concordia University First Book Prize, and was a finalist for the Grand Prix du livre de Montréal. Petits feux, a French-language translation by Lori Saint-Martin and Paul Gagné, was published by Le lézard amoureux in 2018. Kelly is currently pursuing her interests in Irish studies, oral history, memory studies, and creative writing through Concordia University’s Humanities PhD program.