Category Archives: Memories

Cobwebs: An Outrageous Appeal

  Cobwebs: An Outrageous Appeal Cobwebs Memories in cobwebs left in the dust of time, Not called upon, they fade into the mist. Tricks fail to recall, even with the help of rhyme; Soon they are forgotten and soon they’re … Continue reading

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Come, Break Bread with Me

    Come, Break Bread with Me Come, break bread with me, and we shall talk of many things, of peace and harmony, friendship, and the turmoil that is life, and how we may all just get along. And so … Continue reading

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Reflections: then and now

    Reflections: then and now We all live to some extent within our past, After all, our past is what has built us. We feel no older than at some point in that past, And in our mirrors, we … Continue reading

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Do Not Change Your Face

  Do Not Change Your Face Every family knows this. Every Care Giver. Every Lover. My thanks to my dear friend Jill Bennett for the use of her lovely poem and the picture of her Rodney. Precious are the memories.

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Becoming

  BECOMING H. W. Bryce When illness befalls your beloved one And her care falls upon yourself, Your self gets lost amongst the tasks And you are left with many asks. Take a look at where you’re going, Review the … Continue reading

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Thanks Tagore

  Thanks Tagore On Saturday, I had the pleasure of appearing at the Vancouver Tagore Society’s West Coast Tagore Festival 2017. I was one of eight reading with Ariadne Sawyer of World Poetry and World Poetry Café on Co-op Radio … Continue reading

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I fooled her and startled the star

  I fooled her and startled the star I fooled her and startled the star. We were on holiday. We reached Ottawa. Loved the place. Favourite spot: the grand, unbelievable library, inside and out, of the Parliament buildings. This is … Continue reading

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