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ECO-BALANCE-BOOK IT! – Patricia Anne McGoldrick

ECO-BALANCE—BOOK IT! Each week I sort through the mail with care. So many papers– white ones, green and orange, even brown ones too– with ads on one side only, these are like treasures for me to share! Upcycle them, I … Continue reading

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Third Place Winners of the Jessamy Stursberg Poetry Contest for Canadian Youth

In Place of a Bucket List Shake hands with any apparition found in your closet. Argue with the hornet to take-up nailbiting. Lace those tips with nicotine and replace the kitchen knife with a hammer. Feed the dog. Mirror her … Continue reading

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Second Place Winners of the Jessamy Stursberg Poetry Contest for Canadian Youth

Flares Across the Persian Gulf in the gutters of Dubai, a football lies like roadkill. punctured, patched, pummelled, pitted, dyed pink with scraped knees; it waits for gloaming. the shadow of the Burj Khalifa* lengthens like a stain, until all … Continue reading

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First Place Winners of the Jessamy Stursberg Poetry Contest for Canadian Youth

Jesus Never Worked at the Mustard Seed “The shaking, the terrible shaking when it’s time to quit.” — after Patrick Lane Come December the inside rim of Liam’s baseball cap is always lined with battery-powered Christmas lights. He hopes passersby … Continue reading

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GRANDCHILDREN – Nellie P. Strowbridge

GRANDCHILDREN Their voices were casual: Fran’s, Helen’s, Jean’s . . . . “I’m babysitting grandchildren today.” I didn’t understand the era they had reached until the time came for my genes to be mixed with a new generation’s. A grandson … Continue reading

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Help Celebrate National Poetry Month 2013!

Welcome to the blog for National Poetry Month 2013! Each year in April, the League of Canadian Poets coordinates National Poetry Month, marking a time to read, write, discuss, promote and celebrate Canadian poetry. Each day during National Poetry Month, … Continue reading

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