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Baseball

She died last Tuesday, while Watching a Blue Jays game In that big, comfy armchair That made her feel like a queen No one noticed  Because the bases were loaded

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Blackbird

One day the ceiling of heaven Exploded Empyrean everywhere Feathers spackled the air And dead poets Somersaulted down Birds and words Fell over themselves Tumbled and jumbled Twinned and conflated Until even a discerning eye Couldn’t dissect one From the … Continue reading

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The Little Things

          it isn’t dying i mind it’s just that i imagine when i do i’ll never again need to search for the words to describe just how that surface of cracked prairie mud baked hard in … Continue reading

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Travel Light

Just for once I’d like to be the calm, cool traveler who gets a complimentary upgrade to first class, instead of the disheveled maniac whose luggage rips apart in the terminal and everyone hopes they’re not seated beside. When my … Continue reading

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Renting

Upstairs neighbour throws another verb fit; Stomping, chomping up the silence, pounding her grandma’s chair through my ceiling. We turn up the heat to roast her out but there she goes snap, crackle popping against the rice paper walls. She’s … Continue reading

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Swallowed by the Stars

when we’re swallowed by the countless stars will our names twinkle in a velvety sky for a lifetime of nighttimes will we suspend there penumbra neither shadow nor light the ring of a sunspot but not quite the sun not … Continue reading

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Reaching for Remarkable: The Woods Are Alive!

This big, beautiful world is busting its seams with surprises…dizzying beauty, curious oddities, power-packed punches, the delicate and the delightful. This is my quest…my search for the unstoppable, insanely charming details of a magnificent planet and a people who never … Continue reading

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