Category: politics

Lest we forget (War, what is it good for?)

governments quarrel, bicker to war, to war, comes a cry not of you, or I, but of those protected by cannon fodder for pride of country! sacrificing women, men for the safety of our citizens on the other side of the world! as a…

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…

It’s About Love

if you love you cannot hate if you love you cannot deny your humanity nor the humanity of others if you love you cannot ignore those in need if you love you will be open to the plight of our mother, Earth, in her…

Failing to Remember

Yeah, some lowly politician is responsible for low oil prices run by greedy global conglomerates who use free trade zones to run roughshod over sovereign nations. Really, the companies care about whether they create jobs or not? Really? Give your head a shake. How…

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,…

Ever-Savior

ever-reaching ever-climbing ever-on even in winter’s pall even in change of company even distant death and mayhem ever-wanting ever-consuming ever-conducting war on you on me on us Photo and poem (c) DC Lessoway

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…