Grandmother is a poem about heritage, the connection to poverty and the struggle to transform through learning. I write with her in mind at all times as the source of understanding and grace that is predominant in all cultures. The ever giving hand of calmness over a troubled existence.
Melinda Cochrane asks … are we remembering?
In The Man Who Stole Father’s Boat, Melinda Cochrane evokes the geography, history, politics, and sociology of Newfoundland and Labrador with the kind of hardy and hard-edged truthfulness that characterizes so much of the vital and unique culture of the province some call the Rock. The book launch is on November 27, 2012.
This poem digs into the need to stand together in a world determined to find differences.
This poem seeks to demystify those who are called soldiers. It seeks to find the humanity in its uncovering and its pain.