Monthly Archives: April 2016

Creative Life Project: April’s Progress

April was a month to be creative with words and create poetry.  Considering we lived in a temporary home out of suitcases for two weeks and moved this month, I think I kept up with my goals relatively well.  In … Continue reading

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Poet of the Week: Shane Koyczan

Shane Koyczan’s name might sound a bit familiar to Western Canadians in particular because he was the spoken word poet who performed as part of Vancouver’s 2010 Olympic opening ceremonies. This week, I’ve been reading Koyczan’s book of verse, Our Deathbeds … Continue reading

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Little Man Turns 5

My little man is 5 today.  Last night I had trouble letting him go to bed because I kept thinking, these are the last 4 year old hugs I will get from him. Here’s how our final conversation went: Me: … Continue reading

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A little haiku

Yesterday’s poem prompt for the PAD challenge (Poem-A-Day) was to write a haiku.  I decided to write based on experience (remember I’ve just moved and much of our stuff is still in boxes). Mommy Ingenuity wanted a cold drink but no … Continue reading

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Poet of the Week: Lorna Crozier

One really big reason I am drawn to poetry (and this is often especially true for the poets I most enjoy reading) is because I am a word geek.  There, I’ve confessed it.  I love learning new words and seeing … Continue reading

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Creative Kids: Marine Rainbow: Seahorses

I realized I hadn’t taken photos of our last Marine Rainbow addition just as I was about to pack them up…so needless to say, they aren’t the best pictures but I got them for the record at least:) I ran … Continue reading

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Poet of the Week: Michael Ondaatje

I went to a bookstore and a library to get a poetry book or two…and came home with seven book by various authors with another two on hold… I believe my (poetic) eyes may prove to be bigger than my … Continue reading

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