George Elliott Clarke, winner of the 2001 Governor General’s Award for Poetry and recipient of the Order of Canada, published a book of poetry with CSPI in 2005, Illuminated Verses. Here, alongside the photographic portraiture of Ricardo Scipio, Clarke works to “re-define the mysterious, yet never bending Black woman.” (Itah Sadu)
From “Dona Beatrice”
Lanterns are your eyes
when I seek that paradise
Read more about Illuminated Verses here.