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HAKA | MANA | STAUNCH MAN, YEAH?

HAKA | MANA | STAUNCH MAN, YEAH? Do things exist if we cannot name them? If named, are they into being now and forever furthered into their sense? I think so. I remember meeting someone in my life for whom there was no words to describe them but I knew there was a word. (I […]

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Grandma In The Closet Waiting For Fishsticks

Grandma In The Closet Waiting For Fishsticks When I went to knock they said, “she won’t hear you, I’ll let you in.” And, so, I knocked, she didn’t hear me, and they let me in. I called for her, and no sound. In front of me, the living room quiet with the little kitchenette and […]

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BOOK PEER-REVIEW: “Motherhood in Precarious Times” | Demeter Press

I was honoured during the summer of 2019 to peer-review an anthology of essays and poems about mothers in dangerous times. An exceptional and enlightening read now published, Motherhood in Precarious Times is available for purchase for $24.95 on Demeter Press. My favouring review appears on the back blurb of the book. “Motherhood in Precarious […]

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Deep connections to pursue passions together but separately: why I loved the film, “Submergence”

This is what it looks like when two people, passionate about their individual missions, are about to part to go fulfill their purpose, which is dangerous and deadly …. but all about life-saving, and LIFE itself. It’s a scene from a movie called “Submergence” on Netflix. Check it out. It’s glorious. I’m a sucker for […]

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Joseph Arthur: Portrait of the Rockstar as Digital Artist

Lola Art Magazine – Issue #10

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POEM: “JEEP” — Henceforth we get locked in targets / Set ahead for us by past upsets

JEEP. Whether whatfore he said then and none other He could picture me with a crew as a Mother Of three, packing them into the back of a Jeep Taking them to soccer, in control, routine. Wencewhy, though, had he thought me militant? I was only 20, disciplined, and innocent. But stupid when drunk, and […]

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Sylvie appears on Montreal Podcast – “Late Night Poutine”

So excited to join the Two Fingers Gun Club for the first ever episode of Late Nite Poutine, where we talk about the different layers of life – including mine as a writer, teacher, civil servant, lover of music, and so much more!

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THOUGHT: DiscUSsion or – just digust?

DiscUSsion or – just digust? I used to GET PAID for my public opinion that appeared in a printed weekly in news agent boxes on every bloody street corner, of every Ottawa city street stretching from the downtown out to suburban Orleans and Barhaven, and over to rural Perth, and into Quebec’s Chelsea and as […]

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TV LOVE: The Letters: Rediscovering the Art of Courtship

Who doesn’t miss getting love letters these days? ? ? If you’re craving some extra romance this Valentine’s day, tune in to THE LETTERS: REDISCOVERING THE ART OF COURTSHIP! (I’m the host!) In this exciting and unique series, ten Suitors set out to court a mysterious woman known to them only as “Roxanne,” but with […]

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LOVE: “From the garden to the grave” – the non-burden of true love

A mate sent me this video for the skateboarding, and I stayed for the lyrics. Remarkable tune featuring the singer of Reuben and the Dark and his young Big Brother. You can see footage of them in their younger age. The lyrics of “from garden to the grave” and “if you want a hiding place […]

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