As I mentioned in part 1, Dawson Trail, in Dawson Creek, B.C. is lined with granite boulders that have tanka engraved on them. These poems celebrate the seasons, flowers, birds, and critters of the area. If you missed part 1, it’s HERE.
Here are four more poems you’ll find on the Dawson Trail. If they leave you shivering, just know that winter is long in these northern parts. It’s no wonder the cold gets an extra poem or two.
As I mentioned in the last tanka post, I don’t know who wrote these poems. Will give credit if/when I discover their author.
Poetry authored by Donna Kane, Marilyn Belak, Megan Kane, and Rebekah Rempel. A big thanks to reader Donna Smith who unearthed this document with the information about the poetry stones and their authors (p. 17).
This post is linked to Poetry Friday, hosted this week by MsMac at Check It Out.