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
Squeeee! My poem 'Say AWE' has won a Runner-Up Award in The Ontario Poetry Society's 'Ultra-Short Poetry' competition! What a wonderful gift! Thank you TOPS family and judge Debbie Okun Hill! Congratulations to all the other poets who will be in the anthology!
It’s National Poetry Month for at least another week and a bit so I think it’s high time I write this particular blog. I'm gonna give you some transparency here. People ask me all the time 'how do you do it'? I'm not sure that they're asking specifically about how I exist as a professional… Continue reading Poetic Opinions – On Fees, Dues and Definitions
Even though the Great Canadian PoeTrain Tour won't be chugging into Windsor this Spring, I do think it's very important to promote this truly Canadian and incredibly poetic endeavour on my blog! In a train car (nutshell?), the GCPT is exactly what it sounds like: poets travelling on a train across Canada stopping in 5 cities to… Continue reading The Great Canadian PoeTrain – NPM15 – All Aboard!