Meet Lisa Baird! Lisa’s poem, “The Mouth is Your Hardest and Softest Place,” will be featured in our upcoming issue, Vol. 14!
How Lisa describes “The Mouth is Your Hardest and Softest Place” in 12 words or less:
“The mouth as forest floor, as graveyard, as medicine, as verb”
Lisa Baird is a queer poet, parent and community acupuncturist living on the territories of the Attawandaron/Chonnonton/Neutral peoples, which is also the treaty land of the Mississaugas of the New Credit and part of Dish with One Spoon territory (Guelph, Ontario). Her poetry has appeared in various journals including Arc Poetry, Rattle and Plenitude, and was longlisted for the 2020 CBC Poetry Prize. Her first book, Winter’s Cold Girls (Caitlin Press, 2019) was shortlisted for the 2020 ReLit Award for poetry. Find her online at http://www.lisabaird.ca.