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Small but valuable.

"Sometimes I wonder about my life. I lead a small life. Well, valuable but small. Sometimes I wonder, do I do it because I like it or because I haven't been brave? How much of what I feel reminds me of what I read in a book...when...shouldn't it be the other way around? I don't… Continue reading Small but valuable.

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Marathon of Muchness

I started subscribing to a 'word of the day' email. It's been interesting to see the words each day. Particularly when the word matches perfectly with what's happening in my life. Don't you love when things like that happen? MARATHON came in this week. That's about right; especially the second meaning: "something (such as an… Continue reading Marathon of Muchness

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Canadian Writers’ Summit 2018 – Feminist Caucus Power Panel and More!

The bi-annual Canadian Writers' Summit is upon us once again! This upcoming weekend - from Thursday, June 14 until Sunday, June 17, 2018, writers and their leagues, organizations, groups and more will gather at Toronto's Harbourfront and share words over panels, readings, annual general meetings, meals, awards and key note speeches. To give you a… Continue reading Canadian Writers’ Summit 2018 – Feminist Caucus Power Panel and More!

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#NPM2018 – Final days: blogs, events and more!

The final days of National Poetry Month are upon us! I hope that you've taken some time this month to read poetry, write poetry, share poetry! And, of course, that this becomes a habit and National Poetry Month becomes National Poetry Forever! There are some local poetry events happening over the next few weeks, I'd… Continue reading #NPM2018 – Final days: blogs, events and more!

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It’s National Poetry Month Y’all! How will you celebrate?

It's National Poetry Month and this year, we're celebrating 20 years of celebrating!  There are loads of people, places and poetic happenings to celebrate this month (and always!) over at the League of Canadian Poets website. As always, the League is a solid lead for poets across the country. Stay connected to the League of… Continue reading It’s National Poetry Month Y’all! How will you celebrate?

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Two new blogs at the League of Canadian Poets

I've got two blogs posted at the League of Canadian Poets' website! Since this is some weather for reading (snowy, chilly, beautiful, makes you wanna snuggle!), maybe take some time to have a read! One was written in the summer...so we can remember that kind of warmth. It's about solitude. Ahhh, yes. We writers love that!… Continue reading Two new blogs at the League of Canadian Poets

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David Brydges – Gathering & Sharing Poetry

I've always believed that being a writer, a poet - being an artist of any kind - means that our art expands from our souls to the page to the canvas or brick wall - into the world where others can experience it. In doing so, in the sharing of our art, we can connect with… Continue reading David Brydges – Gathering & Sharing Poetry