Monthly Archives: April 2017

Two Lost Poems

I found these poems in my Mother’s papers. (She died in 2003 – it’s taken me a while to get around to sorting them.) I think they show a guilty conscience on my part. (It would also help to know … Continue reading

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Apple Tree

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Facing Our Fears: You’re Not Alone

(Another letter to my Mom) Dear Mom, (Dec 7 1988) Thanks for the early Christmas card. Your comment about ‘hearing’, coupled with your 1989 ‘coming events’, finally put my mind in tune with what has happened to you. One forgets … Continue reading

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Spring Has Sprung

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Be Not Afraid

(Another letter from my mother…) Dear Chris, (April 12 1989) Your postcard from the copper mine with its wry comments made me smile — I know just what you mean. You’ve been on my mind of late, so I bought … Continue reading

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Canada Geese T-shirt

Sucking in my gut.

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The Girls at Stonehenge

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A Son’s Letter to His Mom

Dear Mom, (5 May 1992) Well, it must be that time of year again, only this time I haven’t just read about things, I’ve actually gone out and done something about it. What? I hear you ask… Cathars, that’s what! … Continue reading

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Happy 45th Birthday, Derek

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Snoozin’

JR’s favourite resting place.  

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