Category Archives: Tribute

Cheshire Cat

  * This may strike you odd as a tribute, but anything can trigger a cherished memory – anything! So, today I choose the amusing over the maudlin. When the Cheshire Cat Comes to Visit When the Cheshire Cat comes … Continue reading

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Tremulous Times

  Tremulous times So much for peace. When the poorest and the least opportuned people Have had enough and hate replaces hope (the worm turns) And fireworks explode Tempers no longer tempered Do imprudent things Thinking is as thinking does … Continue reading

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Poor You, Poor, Poor You

  Poor You, Poor, Poor You I had had a pretty bad day. Everything I touched fell over or crashed to the floor. It happened so often I didn’t think I could take it any more. I misread the clock, … Continue reading

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Chasing a Butterfly Book Signing

Chasing a Butterfly Book Signing I Remember I remember the good times When every season was summer Because I was with you I remember excitement How my pulse coursed so hot Because I was with you I remember bad times … Continue reading

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To My Fellow Poets

    To My Fellow Poets: Here’s to you Sometimes I hate you guys! You are just that damned good. But then, on the bright side, You spur me on to be “gooder.” Your poems come in all sizes, shapes … Continue reading

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Great People: Home Town Heroes

  from Charles Dickens’ Martin Chuzzlewit Great People: Home Town Heroes *from my book Chasing a Butterfly to mark my soft launch and signing Tuesday, April 4, 2017, 7:00 p.m. at the ACT Theatre, Maple Ridge, BC Great People: Home Town … Continue reading

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