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
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
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!
awake w/ first line from ‘singularity (after Stephen Hawking)’ by Marie Howe do you sometimes want to wake up to lightning so stunning it writes words across the sky thunder so throbbing it serenades a love song rain so walled it makes rooms for you to hide in do you sometimes want to wake up… Continue reading Awake #morningcoffeesessions
The Field the field knows me keeps coming to my mind like the wind’s mouth slightly parted exhaling the delicacies of the past inhaling the electricity of time the field is permanent the mole under my left breast the inflammation in my finger joints let’s recall the land the land that held the field thick… Continue reading The Field #morningcoffeesessions
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
Turns out I've still got a dream to meet Tom Cruise. Don't laugh! We must all have someone who's famous that we want to meet - and the want is a little deeper than usual. For some reason, when prompted to use words that writers loved and shared via chat, visions of Tom whirled in… Continue reading Tom Cruise #morningcoffeesessions
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