Poems by Aileen Norton Swift
Poetry/Spoken Word by Aileen Norton Swift
"Like An Intentionally Un Traced Faulty Dress Pattern Women Gone Missing" and "Canadiana Jeans and the Templed Tomb of her Holy Womb: The Holy Grail" were written by Aileen Norton Swift and were donated in memory of all missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls and in memory of the loss of respect to them and all vulnerable people. The poem "Like A Faulty Dress Pattern Women Gone Missing" was written specifically for the National Inquiry's Call for Artistic Expressions and the poem "Canadiana Jeans and the Templed Tomb of her Holy Womb: The Holy Grail" was published in the Poetry Institute of Canada's Winter Anthology for 2017-2018. Both poems can be viewed here: https://www.mmiwg-ffada.ca/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Aileen-Norton-Swift-Poems.pdf Aileen Norton Swift retains copyright.