On Writing · Poetry · Writing Life

Two Poems #morningcoffeesessions

Anti-Ode to Allergies Inspired by 'Ode to Common Things' by Pablo Neruda The infinitely small play leap frog in my nose resulting in a land of itch Two pinky moist nostrils landing strips for pesky pollen I cannot see or smell The so soft softness of dandelion fluff flutters about on tangents of adventures on… Continue reading Two Poems #morningcoffeesessions

On Writing

bodies of water #morningcoffeesessions

bodies of water you ask about the body of water I love I drift to Lake Erie – her rippled bottom sprouting seaweed hair in silky clumps the way i become mermaid writhing in her rolling belly there are the two oceans Pacific and Atlantic – each a sassy crone who tumbled me under her… Continue reading bodies of water #morningcoffeesessions

Events · On Writing · Poetry · Readings · Writing Life

Videos & Lives! Creativity Abounds!

Here is a smattering of events and videos for your perusal. Some are time-sensitive. Tomorrow, Friday, June 12 is the last day to vote for awards for Windsor's first Youth Short Film Festival (Thank you Gemma and the City of Windsor ACHF grant!) filmmakers! The voting link is right underneath the video in the text… Continue reading Videos & Lives! Creativity Abounds!

Guest Writers · On Writing · Writing Life

Woo! Woo! For The Woo-Woo – Interview with Lindsay Wong

Meet writer Lindsay Wong. I've spent hours with Lindsay and her unbelievable, heart-felt, soul-full words – that is, reading her 316-page memoir entitled The Woo Woo How I Survived Ice Hockey, Drug Raids, Demons, and My Crazy Chinese Family (Arsenal Pulp Press, 2018). Memoirists are high up on my 'amazing people' list, if you must… Continue reading Woo! Woo! For The Woo-Woo – Interview with Lindsay Wong

Guest Writers · On Writing · Publishing · Writing Life

Broadcast Wasteland Debuts! Interview with Ben Van Dongen

Local sci-fi writer Ben Van Dongen has published another book! The man is prolific, I tell you! He is one of the many writers who have books launching during this wild and strange time. Let's continue to show our support for writers everywhere by doing what we can to buy their books, talk about their… Continue reading Broadcast Wasteland Debuts! Interview with Ben Van Dongen