On Writing

Poem 48 FOLD & I Read Canadian Day!

Fold Connecting readers, educators and writers throughExtraordinary advocacy, acceptance and empathyLighting the path for literacy for allEvolving the space, time and love for diverse writersBringing it to us live from Brampton, Ontario, CanadaReflecting the reality that is Canada’s cultural diversityAuthor representation that is explosive with theTruth that lives in the literary landscape –Emerging and established… Continue reading Poem 48 FOLD & I Read Canadian Day!

On Writing

Poem 47 – the intimacy of skin

the intimacy of skin “…how come, how comeI anticipate nothing as intimate as history would I have had a different lifefailing this embrace with broken things…”From ‘thirsty’ by Dionne Brand nothing is more intimate than skin       the bag of itmighty body buttress   claspingthe broken & betrayedcupping loss in a wrinkled elbowstanding at attention on the… Continue reading Poem 47 – the intimacy of skin

On Writing

Poem 42 – Considering History

Considering History “There were humans long before there was history.” pg. 4, Sapiens, A Brief History of Human Kind by Yuval Noah Harari This past of oursriddled with riddleswith punchlineswe’re still discovering. But lines, oh yes, they are rich. Linesof life stretched acrossthe planet for millionsof years – including the line ofHomo Sapiensone of three speciesin… Continue reading Poem 42 – Considering History