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HEART FELT

Grace Paley writes:  “My father had decided to teach me how to grow old. I said O.K. My children didn’t think it was such a great idea. If I knew how, they thought, I might do so too easily. No, no, I said, it’s for later, years from now. And besides, if I get it

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BUTTERFLIES IN MY HEART

  I just saws a monarch butterfly, and it’s not the only one I am likely to see this week. I’ve gone whole summers without seeing a monarch butterfly. This sighting reminded me of a poem inspired by an old friend who has just retired, Grace Paley for a reason I have forgotten at the

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wrong time

wrong time  wrong time says the doctor not time nyet says doctor Jonathan Dr Jon Kabat Zinn from the MIT Mindfulness Meditation Body Scan side one victorenns9 is just another victor to the negative power and a nod to cutting his teeth on German and erasers.             right yes there’s too much information for me

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VISUALIZE A POSITIVE OUTCOME

A nod to the Sherbrook Pool, my favourite swimming hole; and a nod to Mick Burrs’s collection Blue Pools Of Paradise by Coteau Press back in the day when there was a Coteau Press and a Mick Burrs. Title from a meme and screen display I often saw in my psychiatrists office. Water Photo not at Sherbrook Pool. by Lynn

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DO ME

SOME NEAR IMPOSSIBLE THING Never been heard or seen before I see it. Awe shucks, almost heard it, but I’m not wearing my hearing aids. Nearly caught a glimpse but I’m not wearing my looking glasses, so lie to me instead. I’ll believe you. Victor Enns May 2022

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LOOK OUT

BEAUTY the extra 5 milligrams with my bread and butter  Allow my eyes to see the beauty of the afternoon Early in June, green leaves are all here latest brightest summer breeze drop seeds from the trees Photosynthesis will go on life will go on, but the extra 5 milligrams Is not enough to take

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Whereabouts

I have completed acceptable first two draft ghazals inspired by String Quartets 1 & 2 by R.Murray Schaffer, cognizant of what I’m learning from Ravishing DisuUities and Hungry Listening. I enjoy composing in modern ghazal forms, and have plenty to learn. The rhyme scheme is more comfortable with every outing, and the disunity between couplets is

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LISTEN, HERE

“I paint what I see.” Artists through the centuries have responded differently to their vision, even to what’s right in front of them. What they see is not always representational but imaginative art making prompted by what they see. Painters, visual artists, use a variety of stimuli to inspire their art making. Music listening certainly

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from THE LETTERWRITER #1

Dear Max Ferguson, My name is Victor Enns. I am a grade 12 student in the Mennonite Collegiate Institute, the oldest coeducational boarding school in Canada. The school has several other distinctions, and is renowned for its music program. I have enclosed two records of our choral singing that were made in the last two

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My Chicken Curry Recipe

Chop large onion. Dice/crush 4 cloves of garlic and grate ginger to taste (3 – 4 tablespoons fresh). Peel and cube 1 sweet potato. Heat oil in a deep skillet or Dutch oven. Put in the onion, wait until translucent. 2020 curry in progress Then add grated ginger and garlic and cook a few more

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