ON THE FAILED HIGHWAYS MINISTRY ICE BRIDGE IN DAWSON CITY, YUKON
When again the winter is too mild,
And the Yukon River won’t freeze,
Failing to provide its annual ice corkage,
The residents stuck in West Dawson
Have no bridge but still have a mortgage.
Kim Dhillon is a writer. She lives on the traditional territory of the WSANEC peoples of the Coast Salish Nation on Vancouver Island with her three kids, partner, and cat.