Gingerbread House Lit Mag

Shipwreck (Postmythic Postcard)

Scatarie Island, Cape Breton

Laid bare,
Body broken –
Mercury identified

Sean Howard

Sean Howard is the author of Local Calls (CBU Press, 2009), Incitements (Gaspereau Press, 2011) and The Photographer’s Last Picture (Gaspereau Press, 2016). His poetry has been widely published in Canada, the US, UK and elsewhere, and featured in The Best Canadian Poetry in English (Tightrope, 2011 & 2014) and The Best of the Best Canadian Poetry in English (Tightrope, 2017). Sean lives in the fishing village of Main-à-Dieu, Cape Breton, close to Scatarie Island where a contaminated container vessel, the MV Miner, lay shipwrecked from 2011-2015. 

Artwork: Christian Schloe, Voyage

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