Tag Archives: poetry

Birthday Wishes in Haiku

Today is my birthday. A perfect day for a fresh start. I have so much that I’ve been thinking about. So much that I’m involved in. It’s exciting. And I want to let you know all about it. But for now, … Continue reading

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Let the Great Limerick Begin

Today is my birthday! And since I’m the same age as the site, I’ve now posted the beginnings of my 43 Things. It is still a work in progress. I had a super stupendous weekend. On Friday at 7:30 pm … Continue reading

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Ode to an Escaped Feather

Oh lusty feather, Who once poked the spines of those           who leaned for comfort on overly expensive throw cushions. Spine meeting spine. You once clung to the back of a brown spotted bird          of some kind, If your … Continue reading

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Small tribute to a fallen colleague

It’s been a bit of a rough go in the theatre community lately; too many stories of inoperable brain tumours, incurable cancer, and inescapable car crashes. One colleague was wise enough to re-schedule his flight and go to the hospital. He later … Continue reading

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I’m Dreaming of a White Birthday

I am now the answer to life, the universe, and everything. I am also, I just learned, a primary pseudoperfect number. Which is awesome because why would I be really perfect when I can be pseudoperfect? Don’t answer that. That … Continue reading

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The Muddiness of Mud

For Christmas 1978 I received a 1979 Calendar. It was The Dennis Lee and Frank Newfeld Alligator Pie Calendar with delightful drawings (by Frank Newfeld) and an accompanying poem for each month (by Dennis Lee). Most of these poems I can still recite … Continue reading

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Autumnal Equinox – Sept 22

The Equinox is here. Fleeting, precarious, balance. Can you feel it? To acknowledge the Autumnal Equinox, a poem from Gwendolyn MacEwen, who is one of my favourite Canadian poets. Here is one of my favourite of her poems circa 1969. I think it captures … Continue reading

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