Monthly Archives: April 2014

Succulent

I water it once a week I write poems at almost the same interval.   A sprinkle of water A short, easy poem.   Just enough To keep things alive For another week.

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Drinking Alone in Dark Bars

In the early afternoon Two doubles and a beer The waitress has a name That reminds me of a singer.   I’m thinking of novels And new beginnings. Okay Okay I’m probably thinking of The waitress But it doesn’t hurt … Continue reading

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Strathcona Hotel, Victoria

Outside is the muted blast of a motorcycle engine a dog howls and the seagulls caw even at night.   Someone yells down the streets and groups of youth laugh and howl like packs of drunk street wolves.   I’m … Continue reading

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A Symphony of Cigarette Butts. (and other random thoughts)

When all the snow finally melts in Calgary, everyone who has managed to survive the winter without bolting for a place where the cold doesn’t live in your bones is greeted by the sight of everything that was stuck under … Continue reading

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