Poetry, ranch life and relationships: An interview with Nora Gould
Nora Gould is a poet and rancher from Alberta and her debut poetry collection I see my love my clearly for a distance is prairie poetry beyond pretty landscapes; brighter than golden wheat fields, and at times darker than long winter nights. She brings to life animal, vegetable and mineral and honours the beauty of the prairies without sentimentality. She is equally unsentimental about her life: family dynamics, her children, marriage, endometriosis. The landscape of the prairies and the landscape of her life as it intersects with the land is full and vivid and emotionally astute. Her writing hides little from view, words strung together with no fear, baring all.
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