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Poet Commentaries

Snowed In

August 17, 2017 // 0 Comments

In Ontario the minimum wage will be hiked.  It is exactly what we need but it is not that simple.  “Metro”, a grocery chain in the province, has said it will [...]

People Power and Road Rage

August 11, 2017 // 1 Comment

I was asked to read yet another blog and opine on it.  It was an interesting read from a political pundit full of facts and predictions. My view though is we all better own [...]

Getting to know your Alien

August 5, 2017 // 0 Comments

A cab story and poem “They had been to three marriages in the last year and all of them had gone bust” Getting to know your Alien There are many times the duties [...]

Check In: I am here

August 4, 2017 // 0 Comments

Check In: I am here One learns to read braille interpreting old forgotten script polished to indecipherable. Read with piton and clevis; punctuated with dislodged stone; my [...]

August 1, 2017 // 0 Comments

The poem below I wrote this morning. It is a bit exaggerated.  It attempts to bring up something we miss in society when we make the changes we are making.  How does one [...]

Riding a Meteor

July 30, 2017 // 0 Comments

  I did not know Chester Bennington.  His music was not listened to.  My children would have been warned about the neighbourhood he comes from, yet I am truly sorry [...]

Repentance

July 28, 2017 // 0 Comments

I write this in response to Road Rage, not a specific “cause”.  My point quite simply is to remind people of the underlying expectation that exists in every act of [...]

Welts and Whelps

July 25, 2017 // 0 Comments

Oh this is so very cool.  A positive and hopeful side of parenting and empathy.  How we are just never that smart or that cool and never could be.   Today I get to start [...]

Adopting Forgiveness 2

July 24, 2017 // 0 Comments

Previous Blog: Adopting Forgiveness   Sooner or later it will dawn on my readers that I have absolutely no plan.  I think that is why I wrote first about forgiveness. [...]

Adopting Forgiveness

July 22, 2017 // 1 Comment

Three nights in a row I awoke because of dreams.  They happen regularly.  They emanate from my experiences with adoption and my worry for my kids.  I know I must write and [...]