Monthly Archive: June, 2014

Memorable Characters

If I were to ask you about a memorable character that you’ve read and loved or watched and enjoyed, who would come to mind? I can name several: • Jo March from Little… Continue reading

A Pause Most-needed

The silky film Dances lightly beyond there Framed by white boards Three candle sticks Firm, thin, red, unlit Held in an iron grasp, sturdy A crisp sheet Drapes smooth over the seat Where… Continue reading

A World of Colour

The flurry rises everywhere The fastest ones are free To race and fly and jump about The magic ball to knee. The lists and posts, the photos too Cannot contain the dreams They’re… Continue reading

The Carpenter Who brought Candy

“During the summer I turned 10, my neighbours next door renovated their house. There were contractors, plumbers, painters and one carpenter who came by everyday. I didn’t like the noise: lots of hammering… Continue reading

The Big City: immensely stimulating…

A trip to the Big City can awaken even the most uninspired writer. I recently took a train ride to Toronto. I used to live there some time ago and loved the vibrancy… Continue reading

Anne Frank, a Lifelong Muse

Anne Frank: An ordinary girl who loved and played and read and acted out and maintained an enviable spirit, even under the most horrendous conditions. Anne Frank was only 13 years old when… Continue reading

Dragonfly Glow

Dragonflies. Artificial. Brilliant. Alight in night. peekiequeen poem/Six word story copyright: Thursday, June 5, 2014

An Ode to Pen and Paper

“…watching the imprint of pen on page reminds us that writing is a craft. If everything is done on keyboards and fibre-optic wires, we may as well be writing shopping lists or investment… Continue reading