My poem for 2018 Canada Panda Games

tabletennisHow nice to spend a weekend to play table tennis games and make new friends. So glad to join as PCC team for 2018 Canada Panda Games and even better to find that my poem in both Chinese and English were printed on the back of 2018 Canada Panda Cup International Table Tennis Tournament.

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Congratulations to the 2018 Trillium Book Award winners and finalists



I was honored to attend the Trillium Book Award night, glad to read many fine books of poetry, thrilled to finally meet winners and finalists. Thanks OMDC for inviting me on jury for 2018 Trillium Book Award for Poetry in English. A great learning experience to work with the other two juries: Meaghan Strimas and David.

Thanks Yafang for being my guest to attend the award night and reporting this :

文学之夜 —— 安大略省2018年“延龄草图书奖”( 2018 Trillium Book Award)颁奖典礼

To see photos at the event by Yafang

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Thank you all for “heart haiku” and donation for Ride for Heart

heart1Thank you all for supporting 2018 Manulife Heart & Stroke Ride for Heart on June 3 through my Haiku walking tour for #RideforHeart.  Many heart haiku and photos are posted on Our Stories Co-Creating and Sharing websiteHeart Haiku from Ride for Heart supporters.  Thanks again.




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National Poetry Month is here

PoetryMonthnationaPlease check many poetry events and Poem in Your Pocket (2018) on

I was honored to have a poem: “My Accent” to be selected for 2017 Poem in Your Pocket Day program by the Academy of American Poets and the League of Canadian Poets.

Thank Gwen Hart from USA for choosing my poem: Still Life as Poem in Your Pocket Day for her students in college in April, 2018


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Happy Valentine’s Day, Tesla

teslaMy new poem to celebrate Valentine’s Day.

Happy Valentine’s Day, Tesla

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Please join us to celebrate ROBBIE BURNS NIGHT 2018

Robbie-Burns-2018Celebrate Robbie Burns Day this January with a twist — join the League for a Burns supper with a nod to Chinese New Year, featuring Scottish, Chinese, and Canadian poetry – and raise some much needed funds for the League! 


whiteChritmasAnd my new poem to you all as we farewell 2017: 

For what should I thank you?
The last week of the year,
snow brings this dreamy white Christmas.



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