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Paddling the Bus

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Voyageurs all of us. Riding the day long shimmer of waves reflecting window storefronts. Circuitous routes catching us in their current. Shooting the Rideau Street rapids. Funneled along MacKenzie King. Dashing to a swift stop&hellip

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Summer in the South

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The oriole sings in the greening grove As if he were half-way waiting, The rosebuds peep from their hoods of green, Timid and hesitating. The rain comes down in a torrent sweep And the nights&hellip

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Holy Sonnet 14

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Batter my heart, three-personed God, for you As yet but knock, breathe, shine, and seek to mend; That I may rise, and stand, o’erthrow me, and bend Your force to break, blow, burn, and make&hellip

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There Goes the Neighborhood

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Magpie as neighbour. You’ve moved in, hold your raucous parties, shout at the kids, fix up your house—a slipshod, DIY endeavour that always seems half-done. Twigs strewn all around the yard. We complain that you’ve&hellip

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Mentor Moon

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The moon has gone over the hill and now still lustres faintly in the trees before she sinks in cloud banks, marsh, the flattened sea, the pale shine of the beach which, with no moon&hellip

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A boy is selling fish

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A boy is selling fish on a corner. To get his customers’ attention, he is yelling, “Dam fish for sale! Get your dam fish here!” A pastor hears this and asks, “Why are you calling&hellip

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