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Happy Canada Day!

Last year I was in Rome and wrote poems to celebrate Canada Day. In 2015 and 2016 I read my poems for Canada Day as Mississauga’s Inaugural Poet Laureate. This year is different. I stay home to say my hello.  … Continue reading

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The Love Poetry Festival in honour of Milton Acorn & Gwen MacEwen

The Inaugural Love Poetry Festival in honour of Milton Acorn & Gwen MacEwen at Ward’s Island, Toronto on Saturday was a great success. I was proud to read with Trevor Abes, George Elliott Clarke, Whitney French, Karen Mulhallen, Honey Novick and Robert Priest. Thank Michelle Alfano and George Elliott Clarke … Continue reading

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My Shape Poem to Celebrate Canada Day!

Join us to celebrate Canada Day! I and our Youth Poet Laureate: Rebecca Zseder each will read a poem during the Official Ceremony. Mine is a shape poem inspired by the Group of Seven’s paintings: The West Wind, The Red Maple.  I hope … Continue reading

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