And make no mistake that the medicine that the Purdy’s found at that lake was no doubt strong. But the A-Frame that they built on that lake in the middle of Loyalist country became an receiver of that medicine, funneled towards its positive nature.
Mingus, the Corrosion of Seasons, and Playfulness
But it could almost be any moment between October and April in this part of Creation. Time is a strange factor in our lives right now. It has been years since we have seen the majority of relations and friends. Space has become more real even as time and seasons have collapsed to more abstract parts of our lives
On Cosmopolitanism, the Social Writer, and the Ways We Should Move Around Us.
For those that follow me on social media, you realize that I’ve been a poet on the go the last… Read more On Cosmopolitanism, the Social Writer, and the Ways We Should Move Around Us.
With Each Word We Move Closer to Decolonized Voices
Understand that part and parcel of looking towards building a healthy relationship with First Peoples and settler governments we must… Read more With Each Word We Move Closer to Decolonized Voices
Upon where the Red Cedar meets the Grand: Lansing and Views of Rooted Americana
There is a surging wave of total modern Americanism that has yet to crash here and in the still before something that might never come, is the idea that homes and living are cheap, and ambitions have little to do with leaving, more to carry on something better than they were left with.
This Rock Shall Shake Forth the Better Year
Time to reach out from the wintry basement perch of this writer. We’ve all cleared out from 2017 and all… Read more This Rock Shall Shake Forth the Better Year
To Find Oneself With a Poet: A Brief Review of Andre Narbonne’s You Were Here
You Were Here Andre Narbonne 72 pages Flat Singles Press (2017) It is often said that poetry done right is… Read more To Find Oneself With a Poet: A Brief Review of Andre Narbonne’s You Were Here
Adherents to the Lyrics of the Places We’ve Lived: Notes on the Second Book.
So today it is. This is official release date for my second poetry collection, This City at the Crossroads. This… Read more Adherents to the Lyrics of the Places We’ve Lived: Notes on the Second Book.
The Small Books at the Heart of Literature Today.
Let me start by saying that summer is well upon us in the border region. It also goes without saying… Read more The Small Books at the Heart of Literature Today.
May This Rock be Truth: Thoughts on the Newest Project
One of the best things with having completed a MFA is that you generally exit the program with more work… Read more May This Rock be Truth: Thoughts on the Newest Project