“Dragon Rouge” Review

Dragon Rouge | Sheri-D Wilson

Magic is no stranger to Calgary’s Sheri-D Wilson, another Verses Festival poet. A formative influence on Canada’s spoken-word scene, she’s long maintained an interest in what she calls “the arcane”, which can range from the consciousness of trees to the surreal possibilities that hover at the edge of everyday life. But her most recent writings, as collected on her new words-and-music CD Dragon Rouge, stem from a shift in her own artistic method, triggered by a visit to her teacher and muse, beat-generation legend Diane di Prima.

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