From the Ground Tier to a Sparrow Batch: A Newfoundland Treasury of Terms for Ice and Snow, Blast Hole Pond River, Winter 2012-2013
Join us for a free screening of the award-winning documentary video-poem by Marlene Creates
Wednesday May 11, 2016
The Wessex Society of Newfoundland
Fisheries and Marine Institute of Memorial University
Ridge Road, St. John’s, NL
Copies of the book Brickle, Nish, and Knobbly: A Newfoundland Treasury of Terms for Ice and Snow, an adaptation of the video-poem published by Boulder Publications, will be available.
“I hope this book and the video-poem can help keep some of these wonderful terms active. They’re precise, practical, evocative, sonic, and lyrical. Knowing them helps us actually see different phenomena, instead of winter being just a cold, white blur.” – Marlene Creates