Posted by: Ron DuBour | October 1, 2014

Labrador


Poesy plus Polemics

"The Conjuror in His Vapour Bath or Medicine Lodge, Table Land, Labrador Peninsula" Painting by  William George Richardson Hind From artgalleryofontario.tumblr.com “The Conjuror in His Vapour Bath or Medicine Lodge, Table Land, Labrador Peninsula”
Painting by William George Richardson Hind
From artgalleryofontario.tumblr.com

aboriginal Inuit
denizens arctic
and ancient of
whale and bull
walrus white
caribou hunting
grounds stained
with the ocean
borne footprints
of kings French
then Basque and
then English
intent on new
maps of their
thrones well
endowed by
conversion of
deep prehistoric
traditions to gold

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