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Emily Isaacson

Postmodern Poet



velvet night, 

oh, swans upon thy wood.
- Emily Isaacson, The Fleur-de-lis

If I Was Frost by Emily Isaacson

Local Reading at The Book Man


Emily Isaaacson read her poetry at The Book Man bookstore

in Chilliwack on Friday, June 8!

Now you can get your copy of her new book Hallmark

at their Chilliwack store.

Hallmark Book Release

Find out everything you wanted to know about Emily's new book!

Visit Hallmark Canada 150 here.

The book launch was on April 9: see photos

Read the article about Emily's new book

Beside the Golden Door

Emily's Best Poem

There was a garden for a mile

just for you and me;

sit with me for awhile,

while the lilies weave by the sea.


By the mossy shore, the ocean sighs,

where a covert cove hides,

its fingers upon the harpsichord;

resplendent is the light through the plank boards.


Wait with me for a tear

while I echo here—

spirits weaving a basket into a braid,

sit here, while I am afraid. 


--Emily Isaacson, Hallmark

Read more of Emily Isaacson's "Last Words From A Weaver's Basket" here.

What inspires the poetry?


Emily Isaacson's poetry draws its inspiration from many sources, but one of her favourites is the medieval clothing company Armstreet. Visit Armstreet here.

Elizabeth Barett Browning

Albert Chevallier Taylor. Painted 1909.


Where the ferns swagger
and the truth lilies blow, 
the torrents of the ocean gather, 
and the storm currents go.
_Emily Isaacson, The Fleur-de-lis

Poetry in Fashion






                       "Then the garden of your soul will bloom . . ."


Join Friends

The Wild Lily Institute


The Wild Lily Institute is located in Mission, B.C. Canada


Special Sale

City of Roses e-book is on sale for $3.99. This novel by Emily Isaacson is sure to keep you riveted to the last page.

Buy the Poets' Anthology

You can now buy the Fraser Valley Poet's Society's anthology with poems by Emily Isaacson and others.

O Canada: Celebrating 150 Years

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Emily has painstakingly kept our statistics for the past 12 years in her accounting ledger, and the last decade has produced this stunning result! People want poets; they want poets to speak, they want poets to be heard.

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