Book launch today! Photos later. And, a snippet from Small Bear.
“On a bad day, even an average day,
there is no space for an orphan cub.”
A break today from poetry teasers for the book, “A Sure Connection”…
My short story, “The Wedge” was released on podcast today. What a great performance by BC Actor Jessica Woollard!
” …the mother
glances away for the briefest
moment and the child vanishes.”
It rained yesterday – a lot. I crave light and warmth on such days, especially at the waning of the year.
“Light lanterns and candles
for the promise of cheer.“
“This orange … came so far,
adorned the pottery bowl so well: …”
** If you would like to attend the Book Launch in East Sooke on October 16 and haven’t received an invitation, drop me a note at email@example.com . There are a few seats available. **
The title of the book “A Sure Connection” comes from this poem.
“… somebody saved by the rope
anchoring house to barn …”
Stark words & spare
writ white on white
“… take a moment
to catch sun-glint on madrone bark,
pick your way down boulders to the shore.“
When you start with wild mint, a lot happens before you have tea in a pot.
On a brisk Fall day, crush
a few dried leaves,
boil the water, make the tea.
From the first poem in the collection, which was also the first poem to be written: