Dionne Brand is a poet and author; her collection of poetry, Land to Light On, won both the GG and the Trillium Book Award. Her novel, What We All Long for, won the Toronto Book Award; and her collection Ossuaries, won the Griffin Poetry Prize. She lives in Toronto.
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The words are purposes.
The words are maps.
I came to see the damage that was done
and the treasures that prevail.
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