Category Archives: Photos

WANING TREASURES: Colour

The diminishing days of summer begin to tug at my only-just-now-relaxing heartstrings. I’m not ready to give up the heat, the light, the energy of the extra sunlight; not where we live anyway. We live in a rain-forest and not … Continue reading

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Street Art Takes Pain

I came across a pretty great poetic thought on Twitter, and be damned if I could find it again to properly quote and credit it, but it said something along the line of, “poetry is where the pain goes”.  I’d … Continue reading

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Figments Of My Heart

Summer heart purging, it’s like spring cleaning, but the summer haze softens reflection edges without the sweat inducing labour. If you’ve a chance to sit back for a bit with your memories and you’ve grown enough with them to have … Continue reading

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Tempered

Narcissus banished Comforting reality New sweet nothings real Overwhelmingly cherished All storms tempered by love’s grace And, I win. Fabulicious street art, thanks to the wonderful walking & eye spying work of Randall Willis of CreatedByRCW and So, What’s Your … Continue reading

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Hey 2017, I’ve Been Waiting For You Forever!

Last month I was sent a note reminding me about the kindness or kick-in-the-ass power of Karma. Interestingly, it was a topic I ended with last year. I guess I was meant to review it again. However you want to define Karma, … Continue reading

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REDress Day of Recognition #MMIWG 2016

This is a day to pay tribute to those women and girls we’ve lost from Indigenous communities, and to honor those we have hope will one day return home. October 4th is chosen to honor the lives of over 4,000 Indigenous women tragically … Continue reading

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Waking a 12 Year Old’s Dream, Part 1 – Short Story

The girl ran over hills and dunes, striving to keep up with him while holding back the hair whipping all around her face.  He urged her to follow, and hurry.  He made jokes about how tiny she was… how he could … Continue reading

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Photo Project: … Reluctant Releases …

Relentless year called I became a waterfall I was swirled away Released old dreams; moved They commanded me, let go Heart crushed from goodbyes New is on its way Release dross for destiny All reward is nigh Trust what angels say Tears are healing; scars get cleansed Real love fills … Continue reading

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La Beauté du Jour…. Tanka Lot

Called her a lady
’cause east coast friends, north and south
proved that … Continue reading

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Monday Blues and Champagne

…And so I got a little bit drunk on a Monday afternoon…. It was just a little bit too much to deal with, all the bad news of the fall… It was just a little bit too much. No, I … Continue reading

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