Susan Ioannou

Toronto poet, literary essayist, and fiction writer Susan Ioannou is author of the respected guide A Magical Clockwork: The Art of Writing the Poem (Wordwrights Canada). Her recent poetry collections include Coming Home (Leaf Press), Looking Through Stone (Your Scrivener Press), and Looking for Light (forthcoming from Hidden Brook Press).


In darkening days when pulse slows, a great shaggy bear fattened on berries, and cranky, lumbers to sniff out a cave in the rocks, the warmth of forgetfulness, deep sleep. Who would urge it to spring back into sharp light …

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