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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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PRESCRIPTION FOR HUMILIATION

A Dispatch from the Pain Room Right now, Tuesday, June  21st, I don’t have a family doctor in general practise assigned to keep track and treat a variety of ailments including polynueropathies, Stage Four Flat Right Foot with a screw loose, an amputation below the left knee, lousy cartilage genetics resulting in severe osteoarthritis, with

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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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KEEP ASKING or they can’t say yes.

From Facebook I will move this to my website end of day or tomorrow. But want to share my disappointment. I will raise money in any other way I can think of. Currently the show renamed, “look” at lookshow.ca opens in Winnipeg in Video Pool’s “OUTPUT” September 29 or later, and closes November 5th or

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It takes a village

UPDATED MONDAY JANUARY 31ST 2022 I had a telephone appointment with my GP this morning to review test results and look into the need for specialist follow-up from head to toe. Something like this: Head/my brain … UBCO Wellness walk-in…psychologist until psychiatrist has time for me and psychotherapy                            … neuropsychological testing

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JOINT HEALTH

UPDATE Saturday December 4, 2021 WELCOME TO MY NEW NORMAL…. I’m getting a lot of my current circumstances out on my website today, and passing stuff along on Facebook. I believe I am the master of my own circumstances, which makes it easier to work and love. Our bodies and our minds are always changing…though

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CREDULITY

 HOW MUCH DOES IT HURT Journal entry, undated There will always be someone who suffers more deeply, more righteously, more rigorously, more appropriately with higher levels of pain, with higher levels of accomplishment achievement than me like the amputee running a super marathon across the Sahara desert. Good for you. Good for God! Me how

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International day for persons with disabilities

here I am reading selections from pieces of my mind/my body and parts https://youtu.be/KIPYx_rS7Bc  

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