Two miles into
the sky, the snow
builds a mountain
Some drifts can be
thirty feet high.
Picture a house.
Then bury it.
Read the full poem here.
My name, Camille, means witness at the sacrifice.
What could I make of this when I was young? What sacrifice?
Coastal breeze and jacaranda trees when I was young.
When we moved, the hope of temperate weather was one sacrifice.
Keep reading here.
Let me tell you, America, this one last thing.
I will never be finished dreaming about you.
Watch a video of the discussion between Camille and moderator Anthony A. Deaton here.
Watch the reading here!
“I had a great chat with poet Camille Dungy about her new book, Trophic Cascade, and the role poets and other creatives can play in shaping society.”
Join Camille in her episode of Poetry Off the Shelf as she discusses “words, home, and motherhood in times of climate collapse.”
“DURING THIS 10-DAY EVENT WE WILL EXPLORE:
- Discussions on the most pressing issues of our time such as racism, environment and climate change, global health care/pandemic crisis, war and conflict legacies, intergenerational trauma, and more…
- How collective trauma surfaces in times of crisis and how it can be transformed for collective healing
- The role of music, the arts, and poetry as a pathway to understanding and healing through Live performances and readings
- Experiential live events and guided group meditations
- The leading edge of working with collective trauma for practitioners and professionals”
Find more information and register here!