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Summer smoke

Yesterday morning as I set out to walk the dog, the sun was a flaming sphere in the eastern sky. The steeples of my “church” half-hidden…

January ice

“Life is only a flicker of melted ice,” Dejan Stojanovic says. “Ice contains no future, just the past, sealed away.” Haruki Murakami Silence can always be…

photo of garden

Endings

I don’t know why, but the news of Gillian Bennett’s death by suicide sent me rummaging through my bookshelves in search of this Alden Nowlan poem from…

Impossibility whispers

I see Kelly Rae Roberts’ art everywhere now, even in Smithers, even in Rupert. I have mixed feelings about commercialized, mass-produced art—is it really art? But I…