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Another Dysfunctional Cancer Poem Anthology

When I saw the callout on the League of Canadian Poets website for submissions to an anthology on the experience of cancer I did not hesitate. My heart tugged back in time to losing one of my closest friends to … Continue reading

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shadows & light: a poetry/art celebration

‘They are found in sun-kissed storm clouds, along frost-etched mountain sides, and in the silvery line separating ocean from cliff. Shadow and light – they are found in the murky depths of the delta, the dappled cool of a forest … Continue reading

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Heartwood: Poems For The Love Of Trees

As dawn rises I look out of my window; am constantly appreciative of the trees that surround me. Their dark silhouettes like many arms reach out to embrace, ask little, and yet their presence nets me in a continuum. I … Continue reading

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‘Water Worn” Chapbook launch

Our writers group, in the spirit of staying close to the elements of living in Northwestern B.C.,  decided to choose the theme ‘Water Worn’ for our newest anthology of poetry. Water is ever pervasive in our rainforest. It is the … Continue reading

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Snow Feathers – poetry celebrating winter

On this Winter Solstice, I recall how I fell in love with the north. It wasn’t the local joke that captures many people to this area; that particular summer where we have an Okanagan experience when it rarely rains and the … Continue reading

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Explorations on Haida Gwaii

I traveled with a group of artist and writer friends  for a week retreat to Haida Gwaii. During my stay I created a hand bound book with objects found along the beach. I used precious gifts from the sea  to … Continue reading

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January Afternoon with Noreen

Having just immersed myself  in Mary Oliver’s book of poetry ‘A THOUSAND MORNINGS’ http://maryoliver.beacon.org I was not just filled by her example of  appreciating the natural world as an equal and powerful entity, it was a catalyst for my own … Continue reading

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