Category: Government

My Canada

Why do we have to go down this narrow minded, hate-filled, route of murky, divisive politics of us vs them, right vs left, Canadian vs Canadian? And how it’s always politicians (of all shades), who cause these silly divisions? Yes, we have differing opinions…

Quietly Beautiful… My Canada

born in her ninety-seventh year how I’ve seen her strive, fail, grow leaders great, lesser, petty tried their stamp, impress their will yet she shined though it all her people, from the spirit of aboriginal humanity to the immigrant seeking, hungering a better, sheltered,…

Reboot

crown ruler god on earth their pitched battles masters and solders bring civilization at barbarous blade point grandeur imperial crux ingest, assimilate, consume conquer mighty forests, rivers, wildlife subjugate indigenous populations decree, upon edict, upon proclamation cracks find a portage in absolute power resulting…

What Choose You?

when you hear “election time” what runs through your mind? do the eyes roll do you harken to the last time entering a poll station unsettled in mind, blindly angered by those in charge blind to your concerns “out with them”, your refrain yet…

Canada Day Rumination

  look, there, out there a nation under threatening pall aged one hundred and forty-seven at which at just past ninety-seven, this lad came wailing onto grasslands foothills of the distant Rockies during a brief inferno in a town, named by a priest who…

Torn from Their True Life

their profound blood born in the pristine lands of Turtle Island were then, by invading men torn from their true life in genocidal assimilation yet look to the sunrise how fragmented hearts, spirits, minds bring themselves up drum, feather in hand sing proudly for…

Canada Day 2013

my dear Canada, our home on native land how true our hearts are to this beautiful north we in the west, look to the east in worry as we graded, stand, for what is gloriously free a toe dipped in Cape Spear, or Tofino from…