Ghosts Still Linger
Robert Kroetsch Series
University of Alberta Press
In the arena, she shot cigarettes and coins
from her trusting husband’s hand. Some women
wished she would miss.
—from “Little Sure Shot”
Kat Cameron’s poetry illuminates the unsung perspectives of the women of the West, creating a compelling narrative that reflects the poet’s own struggles with sorrow. She conjures ghosts and weaves together insights on loss, memory, and the impacts of boom and bust.