Maria Robson

Maria Robson

After studies in Applied Linguistics and Education at McGill University, Maria Robson was employed by UN-ICAO at the Civil Aviation College in Doha. While living and working in Australia, Canada, Vietnam, and the Middle East, Maria developed an interest in the literature and mystical traditions across cultures. Currently back in Montreal, she is at work transcribing a trunkful of scribblings into poetry. Her collection of poems from Oman, Laughing Shamal, will appear in December.

Almost Bethlehem

Poem

The faint trail of luban
scented the sand-cold night.