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  • Pricking Balloons

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    These poems transport the reader to an imaginative world resonating with mythological, spiritual, and existential significance. Here, with wit and irony, the poet challenges us to resist common assumptions with measured skepticism, and posits that ...


  • A Stroke of the Foot

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    We only get one chance on this planet. Stepping out of our comfort zones, taking risks, and making a new life where one is a stranger, are sometimes the best choices we can make. A Stroke of the Foot is a poetry collection of great beauty, ...


  • Always Hungry and Perpetually Blue

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    Another page in another paper on another day on another train A raw, witty, and longing self-exploration amid a transformational love-affair with New York City, Andersson’s late night train rides are the heartbeat to her raw, conversational poetry. ...


  • Lines by Leon

    Poems, Prose, and Pictures by

    Lines by Leon is a selection of poems, prose, and short stories that address the subjects of loss, struggle, and reflection. Inside these thoughtful contemplations are original observations about ego, behaviour, human relations, places, and the ...


  • Ten Cities

    The Past Is Present by

    Each of us has memories that are born of particular places. When we return to those places we enter a realm where the past engages in dialogue with the present. Our ghosts from the past persist even when the places have changed, our memories have ...


  • Seaside Summer

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    Seaside Summer is a sweet burst of poetry that celebrates summertime fun spent with friends and family on or near the ocean. Its words and illustrations embody many childhood summer pleasures including warm water for swimming; vast sandy beaches for ...


  • Murmurings

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    Living was not lost on us for the island’s millennia spoke, its nooks and crags murmuring… There are stories being whispered around us, if we but listen. Murmurings is a collection of poetry that draws upon the experiences of a lifetime spent ...


  • Arcade of Memory

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    “The passing of years seems a ruse of the gods, for only yesterday I was playing in the sand.” Memory is a strange thing. A fragile patchwork of recollection. A dream that fades after waking. Arcade of Memory is a beautiful collection of essays, ...


  • Riverlines

    Poems of time and place along the North Saskatchewan River by

    Douglas Elves writes of the North Saskatchewan River. Ranging from midstream to far watershed, the Saskatchewan Glacier to Cumberland House and beyond, his poems are of those who have lived and worked on or near this river: the coal-miner fishing ...