Author Archives: Blog Woman!!!

About Blog Woman!!!

Once in a while I can rock a thought. I simply believe in what I stand up for. I'd most like people to know that surviving the trials of mountains and monsters is more than resilience - it’s a path to your destiny. On a mostly weekly basis I throw out a grab-bag of facts, ideas or creativity; like a box of chocolates wrapped in ribbons of occasional profanity.... In other words, it's my party I can fun if I want to. So, how about it, can we talk?

Friday Funnies: ‘Cause 5 Years of Blogging Bliss on Saturday

Hey, my 20 or so readers – can you believe I’ve been at this for 5 years already?! (Still?) Technically, the anniversary is tomorrow, March 17th, but Friday funnies… I think this is supposed to be one of those milestones that … Continue reading

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Because He Was Brown

Like most Indigenous paying attention to Canada’s recent handling of two murder cases – 22 yr. old Colten Boushie, shot while he was asleep in the front seat of a vehicle and Tina Fontaine, 15 yr. old, 72 lbs, killed … Continue reading

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I Looked For You

  I wondered and waited for you… I wondered who would show up, I wondered who would stand. I wondered if my words or calls for help would bring you to us. I worried my anguished voice would just fall … Continue reading

Posted in Canada, Education, First Nations, Indigenous, Indigenous Peoples, Life, Pain, Poetry, Prose, Racism, White Allies | Tagged , , , , | 10 Comments

Three To Five Lines Of Love

I’m just a little ahead of the curve on the upcoming odes to Eros, Cupid, and Saint Val, but one might say my small poetic offerings aren’t much of an ode to hearts, arrows, & small flying angels anyway. What can … Continue reading

Posted in Haiku, Life, love, Micro Poetry, Photos, Poetry, three line poetry, Uncategorized, Valentine's Day | Tagged | 6 Comments

Friday Funnies: ‘Cause … 2018, Sigh

So, 2.5 weeks into 2018.  I don’t even have to say anything about the new year landscape, do I? This is why I figure I’ll just do a nice, little detour to distraction today. You with me? Yeah, let’s escape … Continue reading

Posted in Humor, Laughs, Life, Lighter Side, Uncategorized | Tagged | 10 Comments

We Didn’t Become Who We Were Supposed To Be

There’s a call-out right now from the Province of Alberta to Indigenous people who were apprehended by Child Family Services (CFS) during the “60’s Scoop” specified as: “a period of time when an unknown number of Indigenous children were taken from their parents … Continue reading

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North Pole, South Pole, Same Dream

Christmas wish lists filed Reverse climate changes now Santa needs a home RL Haiku Photo: Stanley Park, Christmas Lights Display 2017 Advertisements

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The Phoenix Seeks

One was too saintly, the other mystifyingly, overly wanton but, the muse that had once stood in front of him, caused him the great distress of having to choose between them. He couldn’t have loathed her more for that. She … Continue reading

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Clean Houses & Terror

Last week I had the honour (& brief stomach churning fear) of hosting IndigenousXca on Twitter. As the forum notes: it’s a rotating Twitter account presented by a different Indigenous Host each week. Their hosts have included actors, activists, authors, … Continue reading

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Minute Misery; Haiku

Forlorn longing sighs Spring’s promises to Summer Pivot toward dark Weak, last ditch appeals to Sun Spring promised; prolong our youth RL Haiku/Tanka Inspiration & Photo credit: Autumn Alps by Le Drake Noir   Advertisements

Posted in Coping, Haiku, Micro Poetry, micropoetry, photo, Photos, Poetry, three line poetry | Tagged , , , , | 4 Comments