Bridging the Ontario Mississippi | Topology Magazine

English: Town Hall and Mississippi River, Carl...

Town Hall and Mississippi River, Carleton Place, Ontario, Canada ( Wikipedia)


My poem about this bridge, and the other Carleton Place bridges, appears today on the Topology Magazine website, under Poetry!

Bridging the Ontario Mississippi


Spring, 1823 John Hays, night-crossing, canoed over the falls. Death by swift black current. Men crossed the river with the seasons: by boat, by ford, or over thick winter ice…

To read the rest of the poem, and view other poems on Topology click the link:

Source: Bridging the Ontario Mississippi | Topology Magazine


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