Monthly Archives: April 2022

The Glorious BBC Shakespeare DVD Set

All 37 plays.

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Mentally Elsewhere This Morning…

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Resident Spring Finch

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Winter Aero Garden

Growing flowers in the house.Here, dianthus and snapdragons.

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Easter 2022

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The Poem-a-Day Series, Poems #20 & 21

Winner of ARTA’s News & Views poem contest. winter 2015 issue. The magazine picture is evocative though the mountain views from the first hills west out of Calgary on #1 would have been more accurate and exhilarating. This poem ‘wrote … Continue reading

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Wordsworthian

(Time to get out there, outside again…) It’s not accidental that screensavers are often of tranquil scenes of nature. Or that the Shaw’s Frame channel is so popular as a screen background in many poems. Likewise, when people escape cities … Continue reading

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The Poem-a-Day Series, Poem #19

  Death is very much a part of our daily lives. If we aren’t looking at photos in our homes and in newspapers of those we’ve known who’ve passed, we experience death moments of other kinds, especially in Nature. Sometimes … Continue reading

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Fun: 3 Poems Published Online in Albania,

for an international forum. (Thanks to Edmonton poet-friend Kadrush Radogoshi for the recommendation.) A reminder of McLuhan’s Global Village in terms of sharing creativity world-wide, very much still a reality.

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The Poem-a-Day Series, Poem # 18

Solitude, Nature, and sanity vs. pig-piling, materialism, and madness. Uh, why leave home when you’re at peace? And the knowledge, especially of late, that good weather is at best ephemeral and more so these days, what with the proof of … Continue reading

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