The Dunes South of Town

Hoar frost paints the fields, dappling a hazy whiteness over winter’s brown expanse.  Waves of snow ripple to the horizon, if not stopped dead by broken hills.  Some creature crawling over the horizon. . . In time it resolves into a figure coming towards me in long robes.  I could change direction, but the gravitation […]

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Is this Social?

  They want your image  they want your soul  as much as you can give  they’ll take it all They want information   they want consent   monetizing us   down to the last cent Like we’re just products lined up on a shelf   a piece of meat   cut and paste yourself Inside out […]

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Canadiana

The perfect Canadian winter day: -9 and sunny, hockey, beer.  Pick-up hockey with friends at a neighborhood rink in Ottawa.  Skating on the Rideau Canal during Winterlude.  Beer at the WinterBrewed craft beer festival.  We ended up at a pub showing an NHL game and enjoyed pints with a plate of poutine.

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Come what may

    We all ride the wheel of life.  Some of us are at the edge. Does fortune, misfortune, karma pervade?  Or is it just a physics of spinning balls, frictions, chance forces? Around and around. Who set the wheel spinning? Dagger thrower, water bearer, wagoneer, wizened elder, vigilante, searcher, crime scene investigator. What we must do, […]

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The Quadrogram

We discovered a special place in the Gatineau Hills, at Meech Lake, with good views and good energy.  Almost a sacred spot.  A symbol came to me and named itself ‘quadrogram’.  Nested diamonds, blue white and red.  Weeks later I returned to mark that spot with a glyph of the quadrogram.  Forest graffiti.  Hopefully the tree […]

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