My rondeau redouble, 'Herding the Northern Lights,' was selected by Linda France and published in Mslexia magazine's Issue 80 'Poetry Challenge.' Linda writes: 'crisp economical language is enlivened by consistently surprising verbs. [...] The subtle choices suggest a metaphorical shamanic way of seeing the world. [...] Both held by the fixed rondeau redouble form and blown open by it, this stirring poem emanates a finely judged, charismatic pressure and exists on its own terms...'
This is the link to Oded's photo-essay that inspired the poem: https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2018/sep/03/siberias-forgotten-women-a-photo-essay
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