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Respect

I am cross posting this from my Fortissime website (https://www.fortissime.ca/respect/) because dammit we ALL need to speak out... I…

Apartment 2B

2 floors up,  above the swirling littered dreams,  I watched… eyes red.  He came,  shuffling, head down,  gnarled bony hands hung loose.  A ravaged fedora perched,  on bleached white straw.  I stepped outside myself and stared,  feeling his age and pain.  And for a moment forgot my own,  began to smile,  realizing as he passed,  he was whistling…  ©1998  (New Dawn Master Poet Award Winner – 1998)

Starlight Twinkles

Starlight twinkles, playing between the clouds, he stands and listens to the hiss of aurora, spreading fanlike overhead, and…

Ottawa on Tundra

About 18 months ago Casa Marcy became Casa Solva as we packed up the trusty Jeep and 'migrated' to…

Facebook Profile Images

Profile images follow you everywhere on Facebook and with the right balance of colour, theme and composition can be…

Facebook Covers

Facebook cover images (851 x 315 pixels) have always been a fun playground for me, slicing odd bits off…

Renovate This!

(Excerpt from 'The Marcy Street Irregulars and Other Fables', my upcoming collection of life and mishaps in a small…

Ocean

Oceans, straits, rivers, lakes - water is very important to my soul. I am not completely sure why, though growing…

Bewitching Beauty

I tend to watch a lot of late night TV - often Brit mysteries because of the 'bland' nature of…

Is it August Already?

Ottawa is on about day 50 of a 'heatwave' (daytime high above 23C.). It is kinda nice having all…

Crystal Mountain IPA

I have a friend going sight-seeing tomorrow in the mountains of BC - could be a bouncy ride... ;) Anyway…

Canada's Sunset

As you round Maquinna Point inbound from Tahsis to Gold River with the sun dipping over the horizon you realize…

We'll Leave The Light On

Back in the weather service days every new weather observer in BC were stationed for two years in Dease Lake…