Listen to Kate read from Fieldnotes, a Forensic at the Atwater Poetry Project’s evening reading and reception with poetry finalists for the 75th Governor General’s Literary Awards that took place on Nov 10, 2011.
Her painful legs refused to emerge. It was a question of a particular movement. A passage from analyses to terrifying hallucination. The pressure oozing out of her. Still nursing she held up the head. Her own singular sensation of pain. Ferociously archival proof of an event that left no other material.