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Life After Death

Today would have been my dad’s 59th birthday. I went to the zoo this afternoon to celebrate the first of his birthdays without him. My dad didn’t particularly like zoos or most outdoor activities and, if I’d asked him to join me on a trip to the zoo while he was still healthy enough to go, he would have most likely declined the invitation. 481 more words

In This Together

No more "Miserable in Milan"

I am officially now over halfway through my Third Year Abroad and I pinky promise that this will be my last doom and gloom, “slash your wrists with the wine glass you just dropped” post… from now on it’s all about the… 389 more words

Is Canada the Brains of North America?

Patricia Lockwood, Motherland Fatherland Homelandsexuals (2014)

As Willie Nelson observes somewhere or other, “You can’t write a song if you ain’t got nothing to say.” Fortunately, poetry has outgrown such trite restrictions. 2,513 more words


The curse of friendship and insignificance...

–WARNING– this post involves a lot of thoughts/feeling an a whole lot of ranting. 

So, friendship is a really great thing yes?
Sure it is, I love my closest friends to pieces. 240 more words


The significance of ants and life

I was fully planning on skipping a day of the two week WordPress poetry course I signed up for. Today, in fact. So I settled in on the couch with Ruby and a friend of hers to watch the movie  187 more words


The Significance behind our being Insignificant

Yesterday was the Ash Wednesday which marks the beginning of the Lenten Season.  The giving of ashes signifies our mourning or contrition for our sins that connect us to the very idea of what penance is all about.  320 more words

Free Reign

By Patience and Christopher Rupley

I wonder
if the clouds
if they float above
familiar cities
and reminisce about
long gone rainstorms
and blue days… 153 more words