Part Four


From: Poisonous If Eaten Raw


4 – Distance – A Town, Medieval, Built by the Mother: Summer – Portrait of My Mother’s Prayers – House Wren – Portrait of My Mother as a Patch of Daisies – Portrait of My Mother as Neil Peart – Portrait of My Mother as Starling with Column – Portrait of My Mother Looking at Untitled (Soft Monster in Angelic Landscape) – Portrait of My Mother as a Red Kangaroo -Portrait of My Mother as Michael Schumacher



Alyda Faber

Alyda Faber is the author of Dust or Fire, Berlinale Erotik, and Poisonous If Eaten Raw. Her poetry has appeared in numerous magazines and journals, including Riddle Fence, the Malahat Review, Contemporary Verse 2, and the Fiddlehead. She teaches at the Atlantic School of Theology in Halifax.