WINDSOR, ONT. -- Windsor’s mayor and poet laureates have penned a poetry book filled with a collection of pieces reflecting on the global COVID-19 pandemic. Mayor Drew Dilkens, Poet Laureate Mary Ann Mulhern, Poet Laureate Emeritus Marty Gervais and Youth Poet Laureate Samantha Badaoa will release their book ‘A Dance of Self-Isolation: Covid Poems from the Biggest Little City in Canada’ with a virtual book launch.
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