Author Tags: Afro-Canadian
Adelenedasoulpoet is who I be/I’m the descendent of the Black Pioneers/On Salt Spring Island B.C. / The matriarchs have instilled in me/The importance of my poetry/To keep our history alive! / Women we move forward with strength, pride and grace!
Adelenedasoulpoet, Lorna Goodison, Wayde Comptom and Tanya Evanson are among 90 contributors to the first national anthology to focus solely on poetry by African Canadians, Great Black North: Contemporary African Canadian Poetry ($21.95), edited by Valerie Mason-John and Kevan Anthony Cameron, and launched during Black History Month in February of 2012. 978-1-897181-83-6