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Emily Isaacson

Postmodern Poet

Welcome!

                             

velvet night, 

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

BC Poetry Competition

 

The Fraser Valley Poets Society is hosting a 2019 B.C. Poetry Competition.


We encourage poets of all ability levels to submit poems, with the winners being published in our upcoming 2019 anthology.


Poet Emily Isaacson is a contest judge, and a director on the FVPS board of directors.


To learn more, download the contest rules here.


 

Arsenic Book Release

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Arsenic: 58 Distressed Sonnets by Emily Isaacson

Find out everything you wanted to know about

Emily Isaacson's Collection of 58 distressed sonnets by Potter's House Press. 

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Emily's Popular Poetry

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This year Purdys opted to send Emily Isaacson four boxes of chocolates to celebrate her new work. They indeed concur that Emily's poetry is as popular as Purdys Chocolatier - Sweet Georgia Browns.

Local Reading at The Book Man

                                                                          

Emily Isaaacson read her poetry at The Book Man bookstore

in Chilliwack on Friday, June 8, 2018!

Now you can get your copy of her new book Hallmark

at their Chilliwack store.

Emily's Best Poem

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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 . . ."

 

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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

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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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Over One Million Visits to Our Sites

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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.

Visits to this Site

105558

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