Category Archives: Poetry Tuesdays

Breathe out poetry (and sometimes stories) Tuesday

I wrote this story almost twenty years ago and, when I read it again, I thought “not bad” – and I thought you might like to see what I was writing 21 years ago. It’s very short… Josee The Step … Continue reading

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Poetry (and the occasional story) Tuesdays

I write a lot – I write stories, novellas, novels. And occasionally, I write very short-short stories, sometimes called flash fiction and usually under 500 words – some of mine are even shorter than that. There’s not much you can … Continue reading

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Breathe out poetry Tuesday

The smell of satsumas, the clear color of them, but those things are not what I crave – It’s the pieces to pull apart with my fingers, the fine, separated flakes of pure orange popping between my fingers.   Josee

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Breathe out poetry Tuesdays

I wanted something bright this morning – we’re having the weirdest weather in Vancouver this week. Today (and it’s only 10:30) we’ve already had sun and snow and I expect we’ll soon have rain to add to it. Peppers red … Continue reading

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Breathe out poetry Tuesdays

October 1 Symmetry and balance that’s what it’s all about that system of checks and balances that tightrope act, one foot in front of another swaying a little in the wind of life but that pole keeping you balanced each … Continue reading

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Breathe out poetry Tuesdays

I’ve just bought Leonard’s new CD – Old Ideas – and while I’ve only listened to it twice, I know I’m going to love it. I  already love it. But here’s the thing for me about Leonard – the longer … Continue reading

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Breathe out poetry Tuesdays

October 4 – Poem #290 The moon is an egg in the pale blue sky, floating low between glass bonded buildings a thousand year egg, cracked and marked with blackness – it’s special, expensive, rotten, and inedible. Put it on … Continue reading

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Breathe out poetry Tuesdays

And a Happy Valentine’s Day to you… My favorite love poem? I’m not sure I have one, but this one’s pretty close. I love haiku and Boncho – who was writing in the 18th century, seems to capture the essence … Continue reading

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Breathe out poetry Tuesday

Shapeless It’s quiet here This morning Maybe because it’s early still No one’s out or It’s like October rather than August And sky and water are grey Meeting to form only one space, one shape Rather than two; Or maybe … Continue reading

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Breathe out poetry Tuesdays

Risk And then the day came, when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to Blossom. Anäis Nin

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