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  • Flowing Over the Land and Water

    A Settler's Reflections on the Decolonization of Self and Systems by

    We are living in a time characterized by violence in many forms, stemming from systems built upon mental models that need to be challenged. Flowing Over the Land and Water—a collection of poetic reflections—marks a threshold for anyone on a ...


  • Rhyme and Reason

    An Interactive Approach to Mental Health Education by

    Rhyme & Reason conveys the internal pain and struggle of those dealing with mental illness, homelessness, addiction, and dementia. Through non-fiction, narrative verse, the content personifies the actual symptom profiles of some of the most common ...


  • Love is Not Pie

    Variations on a Monogamish Theme by

    Caught between a loving husband and a man from her past, one woman chooses an unconventional way to explore her personal “road not taken.” Love is Not Pie is a personal exploration navigating the world of consensual non-monogamy and polyamory. This ...


  • From Pieces to Peace

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    Life has a way of breaking us apart when we least expect it. The end of a twenty-seven-year marriage is just the sort of tool it uses to shatter us. In these moments, we need to centre ourselves and find new perspectives that help us gather up our ...


  • Omertà

    A Mafia Family by

    In a Mafia crime family, loyalty is everything, and snitches get stitches. Omertà is a code of silence; keeping it means protection, but the danger is real and unpredictable. This collection of heartfelt poems takes a deep dive into how growing up ...


  • Rebel Dove Poems

    Poet passenger pigeons taken over the Way of Horus notify their messages along the pharaonic line by

    Rebel doves in kite formation num’rous fly. Above Horus Way line, Thoth’s envoys darken lunar tides. A flock of passenger pigeons transformed military messages into poems on what they saw between watchtowers on the Way of Horus and Tanis. Over the ...


  • Wonders and Mazes

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    Stark in tone and unique in format, Wonders and Mazes is an eclectic, wholly original collection of short, freeform poems. The poems range from reflections on schizophrenia to contemplations on the powers of meditation to what constitutes a “writer” ...


  • Wild Flowers

    Longing for Belonging by

    Some gifts are obvious, coming wrapped in glittering paper with colourful bows, but others can be easily overlooked when our hearts and minds are preoccupied by the busyness of life. Friendship, acceptance, love, faith…. All the things that make ...


  • The Pig Behind The Door

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    A few years ago, I received a gift of a three-foot ceramic pig and wondered, what do I do with it? After some discussion, my husband and I went and purchased and old antique door and window and hung them under one of the huge cedar trees in our ...


  • Sprigs and Twigs

    A Solitary Note & Selected Poems (Collector's Edition) by

    This collection is for poetry lovers – and for those who don’t yet know they love poetry. The poems can be read on a rainy day or over morning coffee. The engaging narrative and rich imagery lends itself to a tone of melancholic joy as the reader ...