The holidays have always been my favourite time to catch up on all the books I say I am going to read and never even attempt to pick up during the school year. However, in recent years, even that goal has become formidable at times. Studying English tends to turn reading into work, no matter … Continue reading Reader’s Block
The ESA would like to congratulate the winners of the 2020 Poetry Contest! First place was awarded to Ojo Taiye for “Moira Camp: The New Colossus”, and second place was awarded to Katherine DeCoste for “Eden”. Katherine DeCoste has given permission for us to share her poem. Read “Eden” below! Eden You think they’re all … Continue reading Congratulations, 2020 Poetry Contest Winners
In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place; and in the sky The larks, still bravely singing, fly Scarce heard amid the guns below. We are the Dead. Short days ago We lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow, Loved and were loved, and now we lie, In … Continue reading “In Flanders Fields”: How Canada Remembers
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