#poeminyourpocketday

Posted in In The News, Poetry on April 27, 2017

The League of Canadian Poets and The American Academy of Poets have created a beautiful booklet of poems. I’m thrilled to have a poem of mine among the work of 15 Canadian and 15. American poets. George Elliott Clarke, Lousie Gluck, Catherine Graham, Joy Harjo, Jane Hirshield,Naomi Shihab Nye, Alicia Ostriker, Souvankham Thammavonga, C.D. Wright and more. Grateful for such company.  Poem in Your Pocket Day booklet .

Battle of the Bards

Posted in Poetry, Speaking Events on March 13, 2017

At Poetry NOW’s annual Poetry Competition Battle of the Bards, I will be one of the 20 poets to throw their poems in the ring. Come cheer the poets, troubadours, gladiators, town criers etc.

Harbourfront

March 29, 2017

The Bathrobe Series #6: Say Hello

Posted in Bathrobe Series, Poetry on January 1, 2017

Here is the poem, “Say Hello” from Permiso (Pedlar Press, 2009.) Also a tiny writing prompt, should you want to write and need encouragement. Feel free to write in your bathrobe. That’s what this series is about.