“The Orenda” is a book that tells the tale of Jesuits coming to Canada amid the fighting of two Native tribes in Canada: The Huran and the Iroquois. But is the threat now the third party the Jesuits? How can all these souls fit into one country? It tells a tale we might not have […]
Linger For a long time, I met the eye, of every tall stranger I passed. Thinking, it might be love. This could be it. I’d linger longer over the ones, of appropriate age, appropriate handsomeness. Convinced, they would call me back; or write a letter to the Missed Connections, citing my height and intense […]
You put up your travel quotes, hoping we will be inspired to be the same as you. You put up the pictures of your baby, 100, 100, 100 times a day, so we can see, having a baby is the best choice. I wonder how we can all become okay in our own pods […]
Nonsense I am reading about the start of the others coming to Canada after our Native brothers and sisters were already here, and I too, I too come from one of the others. Could I wish that I was not? The ideas they said, the things they did, forcing upon them Jesus Christ. The […]
Homophobia Sometimes I try to understand it, see how the other side thinks, all the theories say you should research both sides to understand. I can’t. I can’t. I won’t. Love is love is love is love is love. Did you ever see anything better than eyes that shine with love? Radiating heat, forcing the […]
Stories My father tells the best stories, his eye crinkle in excitement as his speaks, adding voices, laughing like a cartoon child. He hoards all the towns gossip, for when he has an audience. Will make you laugh until you can’t breathe over someone else’s misfortunes.
Mindless How can I get it through your head? The skull is so thick, I could pound with a thousand ice picks, and I am not sure I would get through.