Tag: Canada

The Good People

So in Eagle Ridge Emergency, fell off my bike, may be my ribs, not my point. So went through the routine: check in, blood pressure check, answer questions, etc.  Anyway, busy, no chairs, so I found a place to stand.  The staff are patient…

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…

Vancouver

Imagine, a scorching, humid summer on the coast: red cedar, hemlock, maple massive structures the millennial witnesses blotting out Sol’s warmth fragrant, bountiful terrain below on forest floor home, life, lungs to earth, air, sea steel concrete, money, glass massive structures the millennium witnesses…

Our Vote Says A Lot About Us

I love my country many times over the past two election periods I have defended her, saying: “we are good people” “we welcome the world” “we want peace, not war” as an individual this is the bedrock of my truth in the past Canadian…

Cast A-Way

imagine the only rhythm you hear is ak ak ak ak ak discordant gun fire as you cower, away from windows, doors under a blanket, trying to calm two frightened children quiet, quiet, abruptly the building convulses a mighty roar, dust covers all and…