Mary I am with Mary tonightby her side as she heavesbetween prayers in a barnwarmed by animal breath& starfire landing inher matted hair I watch as Josef wipessweat from her browrubs her backlets her squeeze hishand to bone-crush The silence in thehay-heavy space is biblicalwe all know who is comingthe mice the sheep the cowthe… Continue reading Poem 358 – Mary
I'm feeling the yuletide spirit, friends! Are you as well? I've put a fancy word tree up at Gertrude's Writing Room. Workshops and classes continue to happen. Overall, I'm feeling pretty darn good. Last evening I finished reading a beautiful book by Kyo Maclear called 'The Letter Opener'. Maclear is one of my favourite writers!… Continue reading ‘Tis the Season!
HAPPY HOLIDAYS! MERRY DAYS WITH FAMILY AND FRIENDS! HAPPY END OF 2017! HAPPY BEGINNING OF 2018! Wishing you all a very wonder-full, love-filled, laughter-filled, joy-filled holiday season! May you take the time to bask in the lessons of 2017...reflect, recharge, reinvigorate for 2018! Sending love and laughter from our family to yours! HUGS FROM THE… Continue reading HAPPY HOLIDAYS!!
I'm over at the League of Canadian Poets blogging about my Christmas vacation...and writing and reading! Be sure to stay connected to the League's very thorough and fun website for all your writing needs! My blog: The Writing Parent - Christmas Catch-Up Oh, you're a poet but you're not a member of the League? Do… Continue reading LCP The Writing Parent Blog – The First of 2017