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Thimbles Poetry Performance Video

"It is one of the most beautiful things I have ever seen in my life.""...heart wrenchingly beautiful..." "...luminous! Beautiful, riveting reading..." "...original, professional, touching..." "...so damn good. You opened my heart...""...absolutely heart moving!" This video was filmed on location at Suede Productions Inc. in Windsor, ON. Featuring poet Vanessa Shields, Amanda Guitard on trumpet and… Continue reading Thimbles Poetry Performance Video

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Poem 133 – Sapphic Voltas & Spring Launch Tonight!

Sapphic Voltas What if today I give worry a fiddle?Let finishing plunder & instead diddle?Deep laugh at pain & embrace the middle? Release the riddle I got this great book entitled: Poetry 101: A Crash Course in Poetry by Susan Dalzell. Today's poem is written in Sapphic meter. "...attributed to the poet Sappho, this meter… Continue reading Poem 133 – Sapphic Voltas & Spring Launch Tonight!

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Poem 131 Watch & Listen & Howl & Launch!

watch & listen golden-headed dandelion bends gracefully to peer at poisonous bindweedcanada thistle in all her prickly pride gazes kindly at thirsty nutsedgeeven bustling buckhorn plantain stares plainly at heat-loving crabgrass weeds trees & herbs liverworts mosses & creepersmillions of living watching millions of living in observational feastsan infinite exchange of paying attention  & listening… Continue reading Poem 131 Watch & Listen & Howl & Launch!

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Poem 130 – Boomerang & This Week’s Virtual Tour Events

Boomerang This particular fearis a boomerang I’ve thrown herwith all my might bid her good riddancewilled her to Mars yet she persistspropulsions a return so graceful & spectacularlystunning I mistake her for awe welcome herin an embrace when she settlesI feel her grip & understand my faultmy power shrinks This particular fearis a boomerang will… Continue reading Poem 130 – Boomerang & This Week’s Virtual Tour Events