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Nanaimo Spoken Word looking for poets

Nanaimo Spoken Word is an open mic poetry night at The Buzz Coffee House in Nanaimo, hosted by Jess Wilson, a creative writing student at Vancouver Island University. It’s held every third Thursday of the month and there is a $5 cover…

Burial Rites

Don’t bury me in a cemetery below the pockmarked blocks that romanticize the forgotten. Bury me next to an abandoned school where memories of younger days mix with decay. Bury me next to a lighthouse wherein the dark light can…

Generations

To my naïve generation, yielding, too inexperienced for truth. Politics, panic, purgatory yet untouched. We hardly know love from lust. To my gullible generation, unthinking, with media’s unending hiss. Bidders buy young minds.…