Poet Kimberly Blaeser Reads at Climax Public Library

Date: Tuesday, March 12, 2024

Time: 6 – 7 p.m., CST

Where: Climax Public Library, 104 W. Broadway, Climax, MN

Kimberly Blaeser, author of Ancient Light will read as part of the National Poetry Month Celebration at Climax Public Library. Blaeser is a member of the White Earth Nation, founding director of Indigenous Nations Poets, the author of six poetry collections, and a photographer. The event is free and open to the public.

About the book:

Elegiac and powerful, Ancient Light uses lyric, narrative, and concrete poems to give voice to some of the most pressing ecological and social issues of our time. With vision and resilience, Kimberly Blaeser’s poetry layers together past, present, and futures. Against a backdrop of pandemic loss and injustice, MMIW (Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women), hidden graves at Native American boarding schools, and destructive environmental practices, Blaeser’s innovative poems trace pathways of kinship, healing, and renewal. They celebrate the solace of natural spaces through sense-laden geo-poetry and picto-poems.

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